Evol is a Berlin based artist who is his own kind of urban planner. Like Russian dolls, Evol’s creations are a city within the city; he specializes in stenciling intricate building details onto surprising surfaces. Three dimensional balconies, windows, and mini graffiti create a realistic building facade in the middle of the sidewalk. Here is some of his coolest work:
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Evol uses complicated stencils to quickly tag powerboxes and other worn urban surfaces with the details of a true skyscraper. While the police might not agree with this public art project, they no doubt enjoy the end result.
Art Gallery Shows
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Evol has been recognized by several highly regarded art galleries, and has showcased his work in shows. While seeing his creations sitting on a hardwood floor might not hold the same effect as stumbling upon them in the middle of a neighborhood street, it’s still damn impressive.
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The extensiveness of Evol’s work is typically limited by the surfaces he finds available, so most of his mini skyscrapers stand alone, gracing random street corners.
An Entire Cityscape
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In some cases, Evol is able to work his magic across a larger area, creating a mini metropolis hidden on the roof of a building, or in the back of a random industrial building. One can only imagine what people think when they stumble on these beautiful works of art.