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Little People Project

August 19, 2009

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UK artist Slinkachu started his Little People Project way back in 2006 by taking miniature train set characters, remodeling and painting them, and then leaving them around the city to fend for themselves.

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 humour. I want people to be able to empathise with the tiny people in my works.

For more info and some great photos, check out his website or blog here…Slinkachu
and here…little-people blog.

Found here…itsnicethat.com

Ciao.

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. August 19, 2009 11:24 am

    really cool !

  2. August 19, 2009 3:32 pm

    I’ve always hoped that the Borrowers really exist and this gives me hope πŸ˜€ jk. But it really is cool and so adorable.

  3. August 19, 2009 5:36 pm

    I think thats a good project

  4. August 19, 2009 7:23 pm

    Awesome project and photos. I love the guy sitting on a brick danging his legs in the crack.

    Size is relitive. Standing on the edge of the Grand Canyon or looking down from an airplane makes you realize you’re about that big.

  5. Anonymous permalink
    August 19, 2009 8:14 pm

    contemplation, romance and disaster…really captures the feel of life

  6. paramountplaces permalink
    August 19, 2009 9:41 pm

    wow very nice , this is the real creativity , best of luck πŸ˜‰

  7. Shannon permalink
    August 19, 2009 10:08 pm

    This is a fantastic project. It seems very realistic. I mean, everyone is taking on the big world and taking on the even bigger challenges that trail along with it!
    It may seem strange, but it’s very sweet!!
    It would be amazing to see one of these “little people” while I was taking a walk in the park!!

    Best of luck!

  8. August 20, 2009 1:18 am

    Cool art. I hope he creates more.

    stuck with the info “then leaves them out to fend for themselves.”

    uber cool. maybe if I can visit your city I’ll be able to spot some hehe

  9. zara permalink
    August 20, 2009 3:32 am

    Thats a very nice project , wow ur creative and keep this on!
    all towards the best , i like imagination and creativity and being
    optimistic that hopefully you will find what you want work so good!

    keep this spirit and as in kuwait there is a saying :
    All best to the top πŸ™‚

  10. thehotzebra permalink
    August 20, 2009 5:26 am

    impressed, lovin’ it.

  11. roy permalink
    August 20, 2009 6:34 am

    nice pics…

  12. andipagallery permalink
    December 7, 2009 10:42 am

    We publish the artwork for Slinkachu and welcome you to view his work in the gallery anytime. His work, including new releases “Glory” and “Spilt Milk”, can be viewed at http://www.andipa.com. Enjoy.

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