‘Street Ghosts’ posts Street View specters in real life
A Google Street View shot taken at 12 Cheshire Street in London (right), alongside Paolo Cirio’s re-creation of it.
(Credit: Paolo Cirio/Google )
Imagine turning a street corner and coming face-to-face with… yourself?
It could happen, if you’ve ever been captured by the Google Street View cameras. For his Street Ghosts project, artist Paolo Cirio prints human-scale pictures of people found on Street View and posts them where the shots were originally taken, thus placing the digital imagery firmly in the physical world.
“In this project, I exposed the specters of Google’s eternal realm of…
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