jorge mañes: fried chicken street lighting
jorge mañes: fried chicken street lighting jorge mañes: fried chicken street lighting
jul 03, 2011

jorge mañes: fried chicken street lighting

in his ‘fried chicken street lighting’ series, jorge mañes projects the images of fast food storefronts onto the abandoned buildings of unlit streets and alleys

in his series ‘fried chicken street lighting’, spanish designer jorge mañes illuminates the darker and less safe streets of the city with projections of the bright facades of fast food restaurants from other parts of town.

the works provide unconventional street lighting along the otherwise generally unlit alleyways, and offer a sense of increased security, simulating the kinds of social activity that normally crop up around late-night establishments. ‘I’ve always been fascinated by these kinds of restaurants,’ mañes admits: ‘their design, their bright signs and colours, and all the different kinds of services that they provide to the city, besides the ‘food’ itself.‘

research photographs of various storefronts

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  • Neat idea!!!

    elf says:
  • Bravo Again Mr Manes! You did it again! Turning everyday stuff into amazing experiences… how brilliant is this?

    KFC lol says:
  • Que buena la idea, de dónde surgido???quiza un poco de nostalgia……un número 3 para Mañes porfavor……

    Clau says:
  • Enhorabuena Jorge, magnífico trabajo. Cuando me hablaste de él me pareció muy interesante, ahora compruebo su potencia. Keep it up¡¡¡¡

    Jon Instituto Hune says:

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