100 Phone Booths Given to 100 Artists on the Streets of São Paulo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call Padre is an ongoing public art project in São Paulo sponsored by Brazilian telecommunications firm Vivo, that paired 100 artists with 100 street-side phone booths giving them free reign to transform the peculiar hooded fixtures into anything imaginable. The exhibition has proven to be extremely popular and Brazilian photographer Mariane Borgomani set out to capture a number of the phones, my favorite of which is the painted day/night treatment above by artist Maramgoní. You can see a gallery of all 100 phones here. Via Colossal.

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  1. What a great idea. Excellent.

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  2. Reblogged this on f e l p A R T and commented:
    una gran opcion para un nuevo tipo de lienzo, no creen?

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  3. Super cool.

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  4. prewitt1970

     /  August 7, 2012

    Fantastic!

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  5. How great! This is the best of artistry and commerce. Very cool.

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  6. Reblogged this on sabrinacarvalho and commented:
    This is amazing… thank you for the share

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  7. Hi, this is great! We would like to use this info to show in one of our posts.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  8. Reblogged this on Angies Grapevine and commented:
    Thought this was so cool!

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  9. Amazing! My favorite phone booth is the first one, it has a beautiful art. It seems to be a reflection from the real street, like a travel into past time streets.

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