Little People Project of London artist Slikachu
, involved remodeling and painting miniature model train set characters and then placing them on the street, in different scenes and created scenarios. This was not only a street installation project but also a photographic one. The scenes are meant to reflect the loneliness and melancholy of living in a big city, but there exists, underneath all these, a sense of humor.
Says Slinkachu: “The street-based side of my work plays with the notion of surprise and I aim to encourage city-dwellers to be more aware of their surroundings. The scenes I set up, more evident through the photography, and the titles I give these scenes aim to reflect the loneliness and melancholy of living in a big city, almost being lost and overwhelmed. But underneath this, there is always some humor. I want people to be able to empathize with the tiny people in my works.”
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