Controversial artist Jon Rafman's 16-year Google Street View project is still going strong

An image of a clown in a van captured by Google Street View and curated by Jon Rafman
(Image credit: Jon Rafman)

Since 2008, Canadian artist Jon Rafman has been collecting screenshots from Google Street View cameras as part of his ongoing project ‘Nine Eyes of Google Street View’.

He began isolating images from Google’s massive database, publishing them on blogs, as PDFs, in books, and as large C-prints for gallery exhibitions.

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Leonie Helm
Staff Writer

After graduating from Cardiff University with an Master's Degree in Journalism, Media and Communications Leonie developed a love of photography after taking a year out to travel around the world. 

While visiting countries such as Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Ukraine with her trusty Nikon, Leonie learned how to capture the beauty of these inspiring places, and her photography has accompanied her various freelance travel features. 

As well as travel photography Leonie also has a passion for wildlife photography both in the UK and abroad.