I really love street art that is whimsical and gives me a mind smile. Aakash Nihalani has taken an ephemeral and more legal approach to street art by ditching the stencils, krink markers and wheat-paste for pop-coloured masking tape. Aakash produces unique 3D geometric shapes playing with illusions and the context of the location. I wonder how he would do at a fresh forensic scene.
Rafaël Rozendaal shares some conceptual commonalities with Aakash Nihalani, including a mouthful of a name, but his interactive microsites are a lot more colorful and immersive. It’s like every tangential idea you could have has already been made for you. Like a switch turning off and on. Or manually turning the pages of color blocks, [...]