Urban Hacktivism by Florian Rivière

Specializing in what he dubs urban hactivism, French artist Florian Rivière makes public spaces fun with ingenious inventions like a 10 Euro crosswalk carpet that lets you cross the road wherever you like: a nifty extension that transforms public benches to beach lounge chairs, a bottle opener that uses a parking meter, and a playground swing at the bus stop.

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Low Lai Chow travels light and is working on exercising demons from her past. Find out more about her at