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Images of the Week 03.13.11

Posted on March 13, 2011


Our weekly interview with the streets, this week featuring XAM, El Sol 25, NohJColey, ROA, Bunny M, Cruz, and ROBOTS.


XAM “CSD Dwelling Unit 3.0” (photo © Jaime Rojo)

Last summer we began noticing unusual bird houses installed in elevated locations around Brooklyn by Street Artist XAM. Fashionable high-tech real estate options for our fine feathered friends, the smart shelters are not just another pretty space.  Each aviary domicile is designed, constructed, and installed free of charge – although rumor has it that a broker from Corcoran has tried to rent out one as “a cozy sun drenched studio with river views”.

XAM employs their Constructive Street Design process to this high-strung hangout in Manhattan  and calls it CSD Dwelling Unit 3.0. It is equipped with a solar panel, a rechargeable battery and a LED porch light that lights up at night to attract insects. Additionally it has a food storage area, passive ventilation, slopes to aid in drainage, and a “green roof” system with angles that cut down on wind resistance and create more stability for the home.


XAM “CSD Dwelling Unit 3.0” (photo © Jaime Rojo)


El Sol 25  (photo © Jaime Rojo)


El Sol 25 (photo © Jaime Rojo)


El Sol 25 (directly over top of Matt Siren) (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Bunny M (photo © Jaime Rojo)


NohJColey installs a new piece in his series of interactive sculptures in Brooklyn. A wooden piece over the figure’s head can also be separated, giving you the option of controlling either the left or right hand. (photo © Jaime Rojo)


NohJColey. Detail (photo © Jaime Rojo)


NohJColey. Detail (photo © Jaime Rojo)


NohJColey. Detail (photo © Jaime Rojo)


Cruz (photo © Jaime Rojo)


ROA in London for a show for a show with the ROBOTS collective at the site of an old factory  (photo © Mikko Eley)


A Black/Light installation in the Bussey building in Peckham (south of London) for the artist collective ROBOTS show with ROA and Phlegm.  (photo © Alexander Davies)

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