Street Art by HelloMyNameIsSy

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Under the alias “HelloMyNameIsSy” a street artist paints geometric and colorful works of art on the urban landscape. In a move to rescue the brick and mortar from dull, drab existence, the artist throws in a touch of cubist, nearly transforming the impromptu paintings into an old-school video game pixel display. In some works, the characteristic beveled bricks of Nintendo Mario introduce a completely disparate world, while other renderings feature a crazy set of bugging eyes and smiling lips. Sy’s creations advocate the presence of art as a possibility in even the most ordinary environments, and challenge others – both spectators and traditional artists alike – to join in the fun.

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Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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