OakOak is a street artist, but not in the traditional sense. His work, either on the streets of his native St Etienne, France, or made on his travels, is opportunistic and never “authorised”. He is completely self-taught and works full-time in an office. Whilst his favourite artist is Amedeo Modigliani, he cites his main influences as football, comic books, video games and his home town. “I like this city, her atmosphere” OakOak says of Saint-Etienne and I wanted it to look nicer. It was an industrial city with many coal mines; now it’s in regeneration and still quite poor. But it’s easily traveled by foot with awkward aspects ideal for art. I saw shapes everywhere, and wanted to realize them.” Click here to view the first image in this week’s funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone who decided to use a quadcopter in a strange way.

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