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TEJN sculptures. Street art & contemporary art. TEJN welds scrap iron, found in urban areas, creating objects within a figurative sphere, expressing a narrative deadopen for interpretation. Links to different TEJN related articles, blogs, homepages...
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Scultura in strada: TEJN

Scultura in strada: TEJN | TEJN | Scoop.it

Non ci sono solo le sculture ufficiali in giro per Berlino. Ad arricchire il panorama c’è anche uno dei migliori esponenti della street art “scultorea”: Tejn, pseudonimo di un artista danese che ha dedicato parecchi piccoli capolavori a Berlino.

Si tratta di piccole sculture di metallo, incatenate per le strade.

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Welded street art sculptures by TEJN

Welded street art sculptures by TEJN | TEJN | Scoop.it

Of all the different styles of ‘street art’ I have come across These ‘Lock on’ pieces by Danish artist, Tejn are in my opinion, the most creative and thoughtful pieces I have seen.  The figurine sculptures  made from recycled metal found on the street appear as though they are interacting with the surrounding environment. The most appealing part of viewing these lock on pieces is that these sculptures have really taken on the personality of the street, yet also project a sense of humor into their mundane and sometimes ugly environment, Making the figurines very endearing.

The idea behind lock on street art is to literally padlock and chain the art works to existing street furniture forcing the public to interact with the street furniture in a different way than normal. 

Unfortunately this also carries the danger of art work being stolen...

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Introduction to Street Art Types: A Beginner's Guide How To

Introduction to Street Art Types: A Beginner's Guide How To | TEJN | Scoop.it

Art publicized, illegally in the streets such as graffiti, stencils, wheat pasting, street installations, yarn bombing, lock-on street sculptures and so on...

Lock-ons, most commonly known for the welding involve, have become a popular technique used by very skilled craftsmen and welders.

Artists, such as Tejn, take scrap metal from other urban areas and weld together to form a sculpture. He locks it to a fence, street lamp, or other metal object...

 

Picture: Armed gorilla "patrolling" on street corner in hoods part of town. Lock On street sculpture by Tejn (DK)

 

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