Street Ghosts - Exposing specters of Google Street View in real life Street Art
In international areas for Street Art, life-sized pictures of people found on Google’s Street View are printed and posted without authorization at the same spot where they were taken.
Browse through the Map, which has the links to the original screenshots and to related photos documenting affixed paper posters. Or browse through photos of the ghosts.
Keep your eyes open!
Street Ghosts hasn't ended, and it may appear soon in your city and maybe with your ghost!
The posters are printed in color on thin paper, cut along the outline, and then affixed with wheatpaste on the walls of public buildings at the precise spot on the wall where they appear in Google’s Street View image.
Street Ghosts has been a rigorous hunt for the most visible people on spooky buildings with walls available for art interventions.
The physical evidence of the ghosts’ appearance may vanish quickly, but its documentation will remain forever.
Street Ghosts reveals the aesthetic, biopolitical, tactical and legal issues, which can be explored through the artist’s statement and theoretical considerations: