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Urban Planet: Street Ghosts – Google Street View Art

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

Italian artist Paolo Cirio is concerned about the privacy issues associated with Google Street View. To voice his concern, he’s launched Street Ghosts, a street art project where he prints images of people he finds in Street View, then pastes their likenesses in the precise spot where they were captured by the Street View car. (FastCo Design)

Image from FastCo Design

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