MURAL IDEAS! From the inside of a young business mind
comes a strange sensation. A small thought, a moment of awareness, an epiphany,
separates the individual’s mind and eyes from his body sending the top of his
head reeling! This surreal decapitation was one of my favorite street
art images for two reasons. The first being technically it is a very easy image
to create which allowed me to move around the city quickly installing the
“heads in half” where ever I pleased, but any idiot with a marker can do that.
The second and far more important reason being that the message the image
conveys, in my opinion, is an extremely important one.
As well as a street art throw up, I’ve used this story in many different aspects of my work. The image has appeared in my comic books, fashion designs and animations. Iconic images play an important role in a lot of the “HEY APATHY!” and this symbolic situation has become one of the staples in my urban mythology. I still remember one day on the streets when a bunch of teenagers passed by the drawing the said something along the lines of “If you see little comic book speed lines appear on you face beware—you finished!”
This piece of graffiti street art actually beat the ads for over 2 weeks! For some reason the commercial poster brigades kept going around my psychic talisman. There might be hope for us yet...