Register | Login


French artist Benjamin Affagard creates extremely intricate and detailed mini dioramas depicting graffiti-strewn cityscapes. In an ongoing project called "Street Vitrines", which he began in 2011, Affagard creates tiny dioramas of urban environment and then adorns them with original artworks from real graffiti artists. Affagard would send miniature store shutters made of cardboard to various graffiti artists by mail, on which they would each paint a unique piece of art. Affagard would then incorporate the decorated cardboard piece into his model.

Affagard uses all kinds of materials to build the models - cardboard, wood, grey cardboard, plywood, plastic, acrylic paint, potato bags and plastic straws. He acquired this skill while working nine years as an Art Frame-Maker during which he learned different techniques in do-it-yourself fabrication of all types of unusual objects. The store fronts are itself inspired by real life locations.

benjamin-affagard-8

Read more »
© Amusing Planet, 2014.


Loading...

Kangana Ranaut Photoshoot for S6 Edge
Kangana Ranaut Photoshoot for S6 Edge
Sonakshi Sinha VOGUE Magazine May 2015
Sonakshi Sinha VOGUE Magazine May 2015
Sophie Choudry poses for Mandate Magazine
Sophie Choudry poses for Mandate Magazine
For What It Worth: Visualizing Yield of Gold and Diamond Mines
For What It Worth: Visualizing Yield of Gold and Diamond Mines
The Submerged Bridge Over Biel Water in Belhaven Bay
The Submerged Bridge Over Biel Water in Belhaven Bay
Jasmin Walia at Cafe de Paris in London
Jasmin Walia at Cafe de Paris in London
Madhurima Stills in Close Friends Movie
Madhurima Stills in Close Friends Movie
Anaika Soti in 365 days Movie
Anaika Soti in 365 days Movie