Everyday Street Objects in Bulgaria Come to Life With Funky Googly Eyes

Everyday Street Objects in Bulgaria Come to Life With Funky Googly Eyes

What does it take to come alive? Well, nothing much really, just a pair of googly eyes will do the trick. Bulgarian street artist Vanyu Krastev is humanizing inanimate street objects in the country using just googly eyes and an extremely amusing imagination. 'Eyebombing' urban art separates away from its street contemporaries as the works were executed without ego and selfish intent. Krastev just basically wants to make onlookers and people who are passing by happy.

The googly or jiggly eyes

They're just those typical eyes you can buy from arts and craft shops or stationery shops. Different diameter ranges are available from 4.8 mm to over 76 mm so the artists have the freedom to animate big or small street objects. The eyes are also available in various colors to give inanimate objects a "silly" or "cute" appearance.

Take a look at this broken street boulder for example.

Street boulder with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

And this pavement spill which has a surprised emotion to it.

Street stain with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Or what about this silly little dude overlooking the surroundings underneath him.

Tree trunk with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

It's also great to see parts of Bulgaria in the eyes of the locals as they are by no means filtered, which represents the real substance of the country. Street boulders with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Karstev]

"Where did my nose go"? One may ask.

Street post with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Eyebombing initiative

With the mission to "humanize the world", the eyebombing initiative aims to bring a ray of sunshine to people who are stuck in their boring everyday life. It makes us realize that the world around us isn't as idle or as lifeless as it seems, but it is just as alive as we are. The team of street artists, equipped with loads of googly eyes, is looking to "inspire mass placement of eyes wherever it will bring a smile to people".

Everyday Street Objects in Bulgaria Come to Life With Funky Googly Eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Contrary to other forms of street arts, eyebombing doesn't have the intent to seek reputation or recognition that sometimes border into the edge of vandalism. Rather, eyebombing exists as a form of communication without the purpose of provoking its audience but just to brighten up people's moods through the use of humorous personification ideas.

For example, this street post looking worried about its corroded skin.

Corroding street post with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

This street tile needing some TLC haircut.

Street pavement tile with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

I wouldn't ask what unpleasant event this tree just witnessed.

Tree with googlye eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Stop urinating on me people!

Street pipe with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Come closer so I can snort some humanity out of you.

pipe sticking out of a wall with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Dude, I swear I've never seen you before.

Street post with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

Do you have a light?

Street post with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

And this one saying "Oh" exponentially.

Corroded street post with googly eyes

[Image Source: Vanyu Krastev]

The Bulgarian street artist deserves a pat or two on the back. Mission accomplished! You managed to brighten up our day and brought some life to the world - keep it up as the world needs more of this kind of humanitarian art. To see more amusing eyebombed street objects head over to the Bulgarian street art website by clicking on the link below.

Source: Vanyu Krastev via Eyebombing

SEE ALSO: A French Street Artist Gives These Road Signs a Quirky Makeover

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