Johan Karlgren, also known as Pappas Pärlor, is a Swedish artist who creates interactive street art that makes his surroundings a lot more fun. Johan’s works are inspired by his passion: old video games,
Pappas Pärlor’s pixel art can be usually found associated with our everyday objects, such as traffic signs, pipes, sculptures, fences and hundreds more.
The 2D characters whom he recreates with pixels are heroes of the pop culture and video games, such as Simpson, Zelda, Mario or Star Wars.
The artist brings together perfectly street art, retro aesthetics gaming and childhood memories in his artworks made with pearls.