Graffiti Vs. Billboards
In last week’s I Heart Street Art, we heard from a street artist called Eddie with an interesting take on why he does what he does:
It’s a matter of public space. Whose space is it? That’s a big issue for me. You walk through the city and it’s more and more dominated by advertising. It’s getting to a point where there’s no blank space. You go to take a piss in a bar and there’s an ad. So you put a sticker on it. There’s a conversation going on out there. Most of it is talking at you; it’s not a dialogue. So whether I’m invited or not, I’m gonna participate in the conversation.
I’ve been thinking about that all week, so this week I talk more about the dialogue, and I make fun of Davis: