Friday, 1 August 2008

Street Art, QR Codes and Google Maps

The voice of the street have provided a service for street artists. Combining street art, QR codes and Google Maps the service allows street artists to communicate with the viewer and visa versa. More on this video…

The Voice of the Street from Leif on Vimeo.

This has been mirrored in a similar way by the rarely seen internationally famous street artist Banksy, who has completed a mural in a disused railway tunnel near Waterloo Station as part of the Cans Festival earlier this year. The large image of a knife wielding hoodie shows a small QR Code which decodes to Banksy’s entry in Wikipedia.