The Hardcore Architecture blog is using addresses to reveal, through Google Street View, the often mundane suburban architecture behind the ’80s underground scene.
Today is a glorious one for your idle time, as Google Maps made a function available to turn any street view into a game of Pac-Man.
The Google Street View photos of Mexican police and army forces gathered on “100 mts” are raw and menacing.
Traversing the virtual mirror of the real world created by Google Earth and Google Street View has become something of a global pastime, putting everywhere (as long as there’s a road, at least) within the reach of armchair explorers. Yet walking through the landscape step by step and mouse click by mouse click is a chore. Good thing creative agency Teehan+Lax has created a way to turn Street View into a road trip.
Julien Levesque’s “Street Views Patchwork” is an interactive digital collage using layers of Google Street View to create exciting new landscapes.
This week … what makes an artist a professional, taking Rirkrit Tiravanija’s relational aesthetics for a joyride, Jan Gossaert at the Nat’l Gallery, post-Katrina New Orleans, a history of title design in cinema, stereoscopic pics as GIFs, Eli Broad’s art collection, Google Street View as art & in China …