12.03.12 by Jeff

Vhils

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto
Faces painstakingly scratched into the surfaces of walls in Shanghai, by Vhils (Alexandre Farto). Watch the trailer for the film about Vhils’ time in China below! Love the editing.

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

Street artist Vhils Alexandre Farto

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Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • love the monumental qualities of these, and also the ROA pieces you posted–the tremendous in street art is something that’s been on my mind lately, so thanks, Jeff, for adding fuel to the fire!

    • cheers bridget!

  • lapetitefaon

    ohhhh mannnn, this work is incredible, the video shows the energy behind it, and this makes me super stoked for my trip to China this summer, eeek!

  • mermmm

    living in Shanghai currently, my friends and I have been hunting these murals for months, we’ve located all but one. Amazing work!





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