“FERAL ADORNED” for the #brixtonstreetgallery for London Design Festival 2015

“FERAL ADORNED” for the #brixtonstreetgallery for London Design Festival 2015

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Elated to have been selected again to show Brixton off in the London Design Festival! As part of the Brixton Design Trail you can come and find the last frame of this animation up on Ferndale Road, Brixton, on the side of the old Bon Marche department store. The Street Gallery, curated by the talented team Squires and Partners , is made up of a select hand picked group of artists and designers from the area. Available to view right now, until the 27th September and likely much longer!

This piece has been sympathetically named by restructuring the words “Ferndale Road” letter for letter, and relates to beautification in the tribal sense; the primal urge to impress by decorating the human form. The work and its corresponding animation evokes thoughts of evolution, regeneration and transformation. Created from layers of studies made from touring the bowels of the building, local loved ones, primary source vintage material and details from the artists own personal collection of antiquarian literature from Bon Marches bygone years.

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