Giving New Life To Old Maltese Limestone
Photographer and scissor-wizard Rich McCor's eye for detail reveals some hidden secrets in Maltese landmarks
Rich McCor’s vacation in Malta was a lot more action-packed than that of most tourists on the rock. His first day in our capital saw him photographing the sea monster Cthulhu's return to the surface, and its violent assault of the Valletta Siege Memorial Bell.
The 28-year-old artist has gained popularity for his photo collages, using silhouette cut-outs overlaid onto famous monuments. McCor’s first foray into the world of “real-life collage” was in London, where he slapped a paper strap onto Big Ben, and took home a 96 metre high wristwatch (and there you were, happily Snapchatting your new monti Rolex).
It would seem that non-destructive vandalism became a thrill for McCor, as he travels around the world updating his Instagram account with hidden treasures from all corners of the globe. Here’s what he came up with while he visited Malta: