German artist Evol uses a multi-layered stencil technique to transform electrical boxes and street fixtures into miniature architectural models.
Born in Heilbronn, Germany, he attended the Kuopio Acadamy of Arts and Crafts in Finland and has a degree in product design from HFG Schwäbisch Gmünd in Germany. His gallery work includes installations and paintings on reclaimed cardboard, where tears, marks, and folds in the material are incorporated into his compositions as part of the buildings’ facades.
Evol is interested in depicting the urban lives of ordinary people and believes that the character and history of any space is manifest on its surface. Many of his works are narrative or suggestive of the turbulent history of Berlin, where he currently lives and works. These ‘cities within cities’ are rendered so precisely it is often hard to tell whether or not you’re not looking at real buildings when viewing his work in photographs.