This fella appeared at Kingston Shops a couple of weeks ago. His location close to the ground and simple design means he’s pretty inconspicuous, so it was a bit of a surprise to discover him. Continue reading
These images are dated now. I expect the actual works would have completely disintegrated since I first took these photos in late 2014. I recall how unexpected they were, pasted-up alongside various stencils-with-political-messages and other graffiti in an otherwise desolate alley behind Kingston Shops. Continue reading
With a somewhat uncanny yet irreverent nod to my month spent in Tokyo trying to emulate Scarlet Johansson in Lost in Translation (without the all-expenses-paid room at the Park Hyatt but with a pair of suitable pants for lounging – someone should really tell that girl about Uniqlo) my local shops welcomed me home with this surprise portrait of Bill Murray. Continue reading
Have you seen this guy? I’m not sure if he’s a commissioned work or just some great thing an artist did for us while we were sleeping. I see him everyday when I go past on the bus coming home from work and I like the idea that he’s standing guard and watching over us. Continue reading
I started noticing these around Kingston shops and now keep seeing them everywhere.
I like the detail and precision of the line drawing, as though someone’s doodled them with a pencil.
They’re usually stuck in out of the way places and surprise you when you’re waiting at the traffic lights or staring aimlessly at some ugly piece of urban infrastructure.