Quote: “Working with volunteer models, bikes (INSA’s current preferred icon of commodified culture), and large scale painted walls INSA creates momentary installations in public spaces.
” [...] the viewer is instantly confronted with a series of subjects fighting for attention. INSA orchestrates a conflicting dialogue between all the elements and explicitly subordinates the value of his own street art to both the possessed object of the bike and the overtly sexualized female presence. Thus questioning our individual perceptions of the ownership of public space, of sexuality and of belonging(s).”
Translates to : “bums, bums, booty, ass, arse, bums.”
With absolutely no explanation for it, but I’m just so into this…
Cum omnino explicat, sed tantum in me
‘And if you saw my teardrops in the ashes, that’s because I swore I’d always bring you flowers’
“With these paintings James explores the notion that mass media materialism can indeed fulfill some of their promises of leisure and enjoyment but at the cost of forfeiting some of the subjects’ humanity.”
* Believe it or not, these are all oil on canvas paintings!