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Get Sucked Into Psychedelic Street Art Holes

This German street artist is basically making 'Portal' on the sides of buildings.

by Diana Shi
Jun 18 2016, 11:40am

Images courtesy Rom Levy

Street artist 1010 has yet to grow weary of traveling the world and covering it with his trippy sinkhole art. The work is identifiable by his signature portal murals on targeted urban surfaces. This time around, his choice of design recalls an underwater surrealism, with gradient downward-sloping spirals painted across the side of multi-level brick buildings in Berlin. The series of graffiti art, titled PM9 – colors, was curated by Streetartnews, JUSTKIDS, and Urban Nation.

Rom Levy, who photographed the artwork, tells The Creators Project he is thrilled to be part of exhibiting 1010’s newest works to Berlin and to debut them to the world. “The entire process was super fun,” says Levy. “Working amongst the local residents and kids that visited us every day to see the progress. Bringing colors and fun to Berlin was the first motivation and I am thankful to Urban Nation (Berlin’s advocacy group for street and urban art) for giving us this chance.”

1010 completed his latest murals June 14th and they are free to view in the Berlin area (near Bulowstraße U-Bahn station). See more of 1010’s vortex-like murals on his Instagram, here.

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