January 12, 2009

Istanbul Stencil Graffiti
Istanbul, Turkey

Photographing stencil graffiti is sort of an ongoing project of mine (that I started a few years ago in Latin America). I'm oddly drawn to the stuff, and document the majority that I encounter.

Today's venture out into the streets and alleyways of Istanbul (refreshingly absent of rain), found me snapping happily as I encountered more and more of the stuff. It was a good day for stencil graffiti.

Other cities that have been pretty good for this type of 'art': Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Cluj-Napoca, and Sibiu.

Comments:

The United Kingdom

Jack

March 6th, 2009

Glad I'm not alone in doing this, I've got dozens in my hard drive and a collage printed at home. Here's an odd stencil from Venice.

Canada

Lee

March 7th, 2009

Cool. I like the chic with the tongue and the dinosaur pipeline. Isn't the "brain tree" supposed to be a mushroom cloud?

Turkey

Craig | travelvice.com

March 8th, 2009

hehehe — Good eye Lee. Yes, a mushroom cloud!

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