street art by nomerz transforms derelict structures street art by nomerz transforms derelict structures
oct 07, 2012

street art by nomerz transforms derelict structures

‘the keeper of the keys’ by nomerz

russian street artist nikita nomerz transforms abandoned structures in various cities including his home town of nizhniy novgorod by re-purposing their features into distinctive characters through graffiti. nomerz continues the project by traveling and transforming urban debris, tree trunks and dilapidated buildings into peculiar illustrations full of personality and quirk. converting chasms into mouths and crumbling brick craters into eyes, the artist re-interprets what was once abandoned and uncared for into spirited characters peppered around town.

the artist travels around his home city of nizhniy novgorod in russia transforming structures

‘glutton’, st. petersburg

a detail showing ‘glutton’s’ teeth made from trash

‘the big brother’, nizhny novgorod

‘trash monster’, nizhny novgorod

detail of the transformed log

‘the eyes of the city’, nizhny novgorod

‘watcher man’ (krasnoyarsk)

‘breaking out’, tula

a video showing the making of the ‘keeper of the keys’

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