Street art might sound like a fluffier term for graffiti. But there’s a form of street art beyond tagging that’s spreading across the world: street installation. Installation artists affix 3-D objects to buildings, street signs and bridges. Yarn bombing is an example of street installation.
Mows510 is the artist behind the installation of tiny mouse doors in public places, miniature art that has brought joy to cities around the world. After discovering street art in the late ‘90s, Mows spent more than a decade as a super fan. He traveled across the globe, photographing and chronicling the mysterious culture of guerrilla art. Mows tells the story behind how he turned his obsession into his craft.