New tape works by Aakash Nihalani

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By Airin Dia in New Art on Thursday 11 July 2013

Aakash Nihalani’s style is recognizable across the wide variety of mediums he uses: minimal geometric shapes on a flattened visual plane, often employing different techniques of contrast and forced perspective to give the impression of virtual depth or movement.

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Street art made from tape by Aakash Nihalani

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By Dean Christ in New Art on Friday 13 April 2012

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.

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Brilliant interactive microsites by Rafaël Rozendaal

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By Forrest Martin in Cool Websites on Thursday 5 January 2012

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, […]

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