Campaigns: The Assault

This is work collected to address campaigns, political, paramiltary and advertising, and the mural as a powerful form of street art.
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NIGHT TREES

NIGHT TREES

STELLA

STELLA

COLA

COLA

SHOP

SHOP

JACKIE

JACKIE

ALLEGIANCE

ALLEGIANCE

Trying to defuse the realities of paramilitary control, and in order to avoid possible derailment of the `peace process,` the UK government is alleged to be paying out large sums to the paramilitaries in order to get permission to have paramiltary-style murals replaced by those of legend or of local history. In this context, all mural art has a powerful presence, not only by virtue of size, but by position in the heart of communities.

Trying to defuse the realities of paramilitary control, and in order to avoid possible derailment of the `peace process,` the UK government is alleged to be paying out large sums to the paramilitaries in order to get permission to have paramiltary-style murals replaced by those of legend or of local history. In this context, all mural art has a powerful presence, not only by virtue of size, but by position in the heart of communities.

This advertisement, photographed from across the Danube, is so large and so bizarre in the context of the the living space it has been placed into that it seems as though a window has opened in space and we are glimpsing another massively enlarged, parallel universe.

This advertisement, photographed from across the Danube, is so large and so bizarre in the context of the the living space it has been placed into that it seems as though a window has opened in space and we are glimpsing another massively enlarged, parallel universe.

The woman, shaking her duster out her appartement window, provides the scale of the gigantic advertisement covering the adjoining building, of which that portion seen in the photograph is but a fraction. (See photo entitled `Boulevard.`) Advertising campaigns of these dimensions are now commonplace: another visual assault over which we have no direct control.

The woman, shaking her duster out her appartement window, provides the scale of the gigantic advertisement covering the adjoining building, of which that portion seen in the photograph is but a fraction. (See photo entitled `Boulevard.`) Advertising campaigns of these dimensions are now commonplace: another visual assault over which we have no direct control.

It`s just a painting: but when you`re standing there, looking down that gun barrel, the feeling of imminent danger is so powerful that you have to look away. Like the eyes of pictures, the gun sight follows you until you`re way off-line.

It`s just a painting: but when you`re standing there, looking down that gun barrel, the feeling of imminent danger is so powerful that you have to look away. Like the eyes of pictures, the gun sight follows you until you`re way off-line.

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