Magic Boxes: Disappearing Street Art

You know the old cliche “stop and smell the roses”. How about “stop and look at the boxes”? If you can find them! American urban hacktivist Cayetano Ferrer is a magician of sorts, transforming ordinary urban objects — usually boxes and signs — into feats of magic. Using stickers printed with high-quality photographs, Ferrer creates an illusion of transparency.

This street art succeeds in getting a double take from us. More importantly, it gets us to pause for a moment, break from the routine, and take a closer look at our urban environment. Perhaps, get us to be more observant, vigilant, thoughtful?

Ferrer’s been working his magic for several years and has amassed quite a collection of invisible objects. Check them out here!

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