artist pimps out strangers cars at night with cardboard and tape artist pimps out strangers cars at night with cardboard and tape
oct 16, 2015

artist pimps out strangers cars at night with cardboard and tape

artist pimps out strangers cars at night with cardboard and tape
images courtesy of max siedentopf

 

 

 

in the late evening hours, when amsterdam dwellers are fast asleep, max siedentopf is just beginning his day. by night, the local artist takes to the city’s vacant streets armed with two humble materials: cardboard and tape. for the project ‘slapdash supercars’, siedentopf finds ordinary cars belonging to completely unknown, sleeping strangers and decks them out with paper body fenders, hood scoops and spoilers.

 

on the reason for the project, siedentopf tells VICE magazine, ‘individuality, self-expression, and status are more important than ever these days. but for some reason you see that things as ordinary as cars are getting personalized less and less, while it could be a strange but great form of self-expression. I thought I’d do people a favor by giving them a custom-made supercar.’

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  • Personally, I am not a fan of anyone who takes it upon themselves to pimp something that doesn’t belong to them without permission of the vehicle owners. Besides that, it’s a cute result, but one that any High School student could have done.

    dw says:
  • absolutely love it

    dbkii says:
  • Sorry, but i dont want anyone touch my property

    Tagarna says:
  • Oh nice…and then the actual owner has to come out in the morning, rip off tape and clean up the mess these” artists” left?

    Theodore Munda says:
  • Is this ‘artist’ 10 years old? Here.. really?!

    Jim

    jimCan says:
  • I Love this! and yess, even if it was my car1

    datoni says:
  • We actually did this to friends’ cars in high school a long time ago. Didn’t realize we were creating art….

    steaksandwich says:
  • Funny. But this must have been a VERY VERY VERY slow news day.

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