A. L. Crego | Animated Street Art
Spanish photographer A. L. Crego has a very unique way of showing street art; he adds motion in his delightful animated GIFs.
Crego’s creations turn street-dwelling designs into looping animated shorts. He injects movement into the artworks themselves creating an even more meaningful reaction with their environment.
After seeing these street art scenes, Crego believed that “if they were moving, they could give more meaning to the piece itself.” explaining that filming street art would not be the same since there would be a start and end point, but by creating GIFs he is able to “explain some aspects of life” that couldn’t explored effectively otherwise.
The photographer first started animating street art using photos of local artist ErrE‘s work. After exhausting his city’s catalogue ErrE’s art, he began exploring other artists creations.
A gif can take from several hours to two days in order to create:
”It depends on which kind of graffiti … and which kind of GIF I’d make. Some of them are easier than others because the painting was made with a few elements, but other ones were made with a lot of techniques and elements.”
You can see more of the artist work here