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Artist creates Transformers installation in London

Published on: 28th June 2017

It was installed to mark the release of Transformers: The Last Knight.

Darryl Jones, a conceptual artist and graphic designer, created the installation of Transformers figurines set up across various iconic landmarks across London.

Characters including Sqweeks, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, and Grimlock were positioned along the Thames, on the tube, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, St Paul’s Cathedral, and the Houses of Parliament.

The figurines were also set up at the National Gallery and at a well-known skating spot in Southbank.

Darryl creates street and rural art installations using toy figurines using scale and imagination. He commented: “I’ve always been really interested in taking pictures of figurines in urban environments, and it was immensely exciting to work on this project for Hasbro using the Transformers figures and iconic London landmarks to create comical installations reminiscent of a visit to London.”

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