“Do you know what it takes to do a global art project? People, energy, glue.” #Vancouver #streetart

Do you know what it takes to do [a global art project]? People, energy, glue.

– JR

I met up with Elijah yesterday so he could paste the portrait I created of him and his beloved dog, The Baconator!  Thank you, Elijah, for an inspiring afternoon!

The city’s the best gallery I could imagine. I would never have to make a book and then present it to a gallery and let them decide if my work was nice enough to show it to people. I would control it directly with the public in the streets.

JR

Dialogue:

Street art alters spaces and creates dialogue, and frequently offers subversive critiques on dominant culture. 

Nicolette Mason

I discovered the other day that someone had written racial slurs on one of my pieces:

I prepped birds to cover those words, so as to essentially engage in dialogue visually:

Returning to it yesterday, we saw someone had crossed out the graffiti.

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