Urban Traps
Urban Traps is a project where we lay traps for certain subcultures.
Our goal is protect neighborhoods from infestation and collect different species for further study.
Collaborators: Hunter Fine, Jeff Greenspan
To follow the story, visit http://urbantraps.tumblr.com


Hipster Traps is the first one we began rolling out in New York City. It had a can of PBR, a Holga camera, ironic sunglasses, American Spirits cigs, and a yellow fixie bike chain.
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It picked up a lot of press, very fast.

The original user-submitted photo also got 791,500 views in the first 2 days. http://imgur.com/gallery/SdLI2




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The next traps set were Bridge & Tunnel Traps in the Lower East Side and in Midtown Manhattan. They contained Drakkar Noir cologne, Sunless Bronzer, Spikey Hair Gel, Path train tickets to Jersey, a Long Island Rail Road schedule, and a gold chain.



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And the press continued to follow the story.


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The next traps were Tea Party Traps in Washington D.C.. They had a Tea Party Manifesto book, Gun Cleaner, The US Constitution, Don't Tread On Me stickers a NObama button and a No More Taxes pin.