Wooden cutouts of miniature people create street art that tells a story

New Jersey artist Joe Iurato makes intricate wooden cutouts of miniature figures, which he then places in various urban scenes to create a unique kind of street art. His characters often interact with their surrounding environment to offer an interesting narrative, one that suits what's happening in each landscape.

As he explains on his website: "I use layers of hand cut paper and spray paint to create texture and form - a modern adaptation of an old-fashioned printing process. My art is nothing more than the exploration and documentation of personal experiences. These are my stories and how I choose to tell them. The site-specific placements of the pieces often utilise the urban environment to complete their narratives."

It's an ongoing series that you can follow for yourself over on Iurato's website.

Via designboom & Joe Iurato