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Street art hunt around Shoreditch

Posted on by Ben Hodson


After starting to look at the perfomative part of my work, I have started to draww comparisins to street art.  There are a lot of interesting cross overs, specifically in notions of intervetion, artist as activist and getting art into peoples view.

Artist: Ben Slow

Posted on by Ben Hodson

The more I look at artists who engage with a strong notion of social responsibility, the more I get drawn to contemporary street artists.  Ben Slow is known for large murals in public spaces.  This image here depicts a English Defence League (EDL) member and a member of an extreme Muslim sect.  This image is interesting to me and my work, in scale, content and subject.  A lot of my work is Luton based and having the leader of the EDL come from Luton and a number of the extreme Muslim groups are local as well.