Yet another example that everything can be art if you are creative enough. If you have recently thrown away your old smelly mattress, you could now have the chance to bring it back home as a delicious looking treat, except for… it would hardly fit back in your bedroom. But we can definitely appreciate a healthy dose of unhealthy food in this unusual form.


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For the past 8 years, French street artist Lor-K has been on a mission to sensitize people about wastefulness by recycling unwanted waste into contemporary urban sculptures. For her latest project “Eat Me”, she cooked up giant food sculptures from old, discarded mattresses found on the streets of Paris.

In order to create these mouth-watering fast food masterpieces, she improvises with what she can find. After carving and spray painting the mattresses, she leaves them, or in other words, ultimately abandons them, where she found them, on the sidewalk – but this time, looking much more appetizing than the original.


Scroll through the urban menu this artist has prepared for you, and bon appétit!

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Lyndsey 4 weeks ago

*gasps* my favorite kind of ice cream! Mint AND chocolate!

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CatShatBrix 4 weeks ago

G-guys... we sure that’s not edible?

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King Kona 4 weeks ago

I would watch a video on how he does this

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MeggersTheFox 3 weeks ago

Fried ice cream! It looks so good!

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naomi Olumbori 4 weeks ago

WAFFLES!!!!. Crap i'm hungry....

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Kathryn Harterink 3 weeks ago

It looks so comfy!

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anonymous 4 weeks ago

What did Sushi A say to Sushi B? Wasabi!

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sofia.girl 4 weeks ago

This is so cute! Also looks comfy and yummy!!

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Hello please don't judge 4 weeks ago

I'm sure it is real? but this looks kinda photoshopped maybe it is just me...

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Lunala Moon 4 weeks ago

I'd probably take a bite out of this before I got the chance to sleep on it

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StarsBeyond 4 weeks ago

It's not safe to leave raw food on the ground :D

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StarsBeyond 4 weeks ago

Is it macaron or macaroon?

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Lunala Moon 4 weeks ago

That looks good enough to eat

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Chris Vicks 3 weeks ago

Man, I want a fruit sandwich now(Whipped cream,fruit and Japanese bread)

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StarsBeyond 4 weeks ago

Ohhhhh..... I. NEED. FOOD. NOW.

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StarsBeyond 4 weeks ago

Wow... is it just me, or does the lettuce look INSANELY appetizing?

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MeggersTheFox 3 weeks ago

Tiramisu is the best! In my top 5 fav desserts!

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Dorothy Parker 3 weeks ago

My favorite Thai fresh rolls! But where is the dipping sauce? Quel domage.

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Evelyn L 4 weeks ago

Why is the egg on top?

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karinagoldfish 3 weeks ago

love the ketchup

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Sora Lyra 4 weeks ago

I tried to avoid from looking at yummy food during this mid month , since I don't have my salary left until the end of this month. But, now I'm looking at these.

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Leah Curtis 3 weeks ago

That looks super comfy

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Dorothy Parker 3 weeks ago

The little nun! I do love cream puffs.