urban hacking - from shopping carts to parking lots urban hacking - from shopping carts to parking lots
may 30, 2012

urban hacking - from shopping carts to parking lots

urban hacking – from shopping carts to parking lots photo by julie roth

 

 

 

‘urban hactivist’ florian rivière goes about city streets creating humorous and interactive public art interventions using mundane materials. one of the french artist’s latest projects is ‘don’t pay, play’ where he has transformed a strasbourg parking lot into a playing field for multiple sports including: basketball, football, hockey, tennis and waterpolo. each pitch / rink / court occupies a single parking space, made over by simply using tape and shopping carts.

‘basketball’ photo by julie roth

 

‘hockey’ photo by julie roth

 

‘badminton’ photo by julie roth

 

‘tennis’ photo by julie roth

 

‘parking lot’ playing field photo by julie roth

 

‘waterpolo’ photo by julie roth

 

‘advertising carousel’ by florian rivière

 

 

 

more recently, rivière has conceived ‘advertising carousel’ in berlin, germany by attaching three shopping carts onto a rotating advertising column, creating a make-shift merry-go-round for passers-by to ride free of charge.


shopping cart / advertising carousel, 2012
assistant & producer: nike wilhelms

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