The Colors Of Invader

The Colors Of Invader

These incredible images, tagged Rubikcubism, are created using Rubik's cubes by french street artist Invader who is know for 'invading' cites with his pixelated creations.

He pastes up characters from and inspired by the Space Invaders game, made up of small colored square tiles that form a mosaic. He does this in cities across the world, then documents this as an "Invasion", with maps of where to find each invader.

The locations for the mosaics are not random, but are chosen according to diverse criteria, which may be aesthetic, strategic or conceptual. Invader favours locations that are frequented by many people, but also likes some more hidden locations. In Montpellier, the locations of mosaics were chosen so that, when placed on a map, they form an image of a space invader character...

Invader has also been pushing the form of street art to new limits with his recent work that includes abstract binary code which can be read when photographed using a program called imatrix on an iPhone.

Watch a two part video interview; part 1, part 2 with Invader where he explains his new Binary Code street art at"This new medium utilizes hi-tech Binary Code technology combined with his trademark lo-tech ceramic tile work as seen in urban centers all around the world."


See more of his work from around the world at his site and Flickr.

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that is so goddamn cool, thanks evad
we saw some invader stuff around LA one day, I think he used tiles on a visit one time in heavy traffic areas around hollywood
Wow - this is truly amazing!
Thankyou for that wonderful insight!
i've seen quite a few of the little invasions, but didn't know he did all this other stuff. fantastic! i feel an urge to buy more rubik's cubes.
duuuuude... kudos to him! although I'm sure he's got a TONNE of time on his hands, lol. ^^
very cool!
wow , that is insane , who would have thought ? :)

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