Liu Bolin is a Chinese artist nicknamed ‘The Invisible Man’ by way of the media for his distinctive city camouflage talents. In his undertaking referred to as ‘Hiding In The City’, the artist targets to attract consideration to essential social problems with his nation and dissect the road between the person and society.
Liu studied sculpture in college and graduated in 1995 and labored as a sculptor for 10 years after his commencement. He first tried to create artwork the use of his frame again in 2001 and when the Suojiacun Artists’ Village, the place Bolin’s and lots of different artists studios have been, used to be demolished by way of the Chinese govt, the artist learned he may just handiest use his frame to protest. “I handiest have my frame as an artist, I’ve not anything else,” the artist informed Demilked.
When requested how he chooses the places for his pictures, the artist stated he makes a speciality of one thing that might contact his center. “Like the slogans on
The artist has been growing the ‘Hiding In The City’ collection for just about 12 years now. He began on November 17th, 2005 and says many of us helped him during the years. “My pals got here to assist me at first, I had my very own assistants later. So there are numerous folks assist me do my Hiding in town collection artistic endeavors,” stated Liu. The city camouflage is finished by way of a group of folks: “Some of them do portray, a few of them take the video, a few of them movie the capturing tidbits, even I’ve a driving force. My process is select the best background, then be the fashion, placed on all garments, my assistant will paint all my hidden background on my frame. General talking, I want 5 or 6 folks to assist me do my paintings.”
Check out the superb city camouflage by way of ‘The Invisible Man’ within the gallery under – are you able to spot him in the entire photos?