Photography: Aaron "ignatius" Ortiz
Meet Hiraku, a talented and imaginative female street artist from Brooklyn, New York. Hiraku began her street art journey in 2013, and since then, has become known for her striking and playful murals that often feature a gentle giant monster that looks like a cat.
Hiraku's monster cat is a recognizable symbol of her art and can be found on walls and buildings throughout the city. Her monsters are often depicted in various colors and poses, with intricate details and patterns that showcase Hiraku's skill as an artist.
Through her art, Hiraku aims to bring joy and whimsy to the urban landscape and to create a sense of connection and community among those who encounter her work. Her murals often feature bold and bright colors, adding to the unique and eclectic energy of the NYC art scene.