‘Eyebombing’ is a term that you may or may not be familiar with. Although the name of the technique should give you a good idea of what it entails, we’ll explain it nevertheless! Eyebombing is when you put googly eyes on anything you want with the intention of making other people smile. The trend is happening all throughout the world, but we’re going to concentrate on Bulgaria today.
Vanyu Krastev, a street artist, has been making some really eye-catching pieces! Take a look at some of the pictures below to see how big of a difference adding googly eyes to damaged items can make!
What are googly eyes?
The googly eyes used are available in a range of sizes from 4.8mm to over 76mm! They are commonly made from a hard, transparent shell made from plastic.
Inside, the shell holds a black disk that can move freely within its casing.
You can get them in a variety of colors and as these images prove, they are great for giving any object a personality!
To sum things up, googly eyes are great!
However, don’t just take our word for it, keep going to see more awesome examples of googly eyes on broken things!
‘About The Initiative’
Eyebombing helps us to have a fresh perspective on the world around us. The website dedicated to eyebombing aims to accomplish widespread distribution of googly eyes in the hopes of delivering a smile to the faces of individuals who are bored with their daily lives.
They go on to say that “what separates eyebombing from other types of street art is that it lacks the ego of the artist seeking expression and renown.”
To summarize, this is a trend and art style that we adore! It’s amazing how the simple act of gluing googly eyes to damaged objects can provide so much joy to so many people.
Originally published on the awesomeinventions