“He has previously released work under the name ‘fi5e’.”
Almost a year ago, in Toronto, “With a fire extinguisher filled with paint and a thirsty desire to hack into the systems that define our environment, Evan Roth and his mystery associate Katsu have the ability to tag an entire side of a four-story building in under 30 seconds,” said Indusblue, noting:
“He proved it too, with an eloquent audacity, showing a video of their late night escapades to an early gathering at this year`s Toronto Flash In The Can. Katsu, whose face was obscured on camera, plastered the side of the building with a gushing stream of splattering black paint.”
Now, “Who is the bigger intellectual property asshole?” – he wonders in what has to be one of the most original art promos ever, going on »»»
The first person to send me a cease and desist notice wins!
…. stay tuned for updates on the winner.
(For those unfamiliar with the Shepard Fairey / Associated Press intellectual property battle over the Obama Hope poster, here is a good place to start.)
Stay tuned. ;P
(Cheers, EH & RV)
Indusblue – Subversive Behaviour IS Pop Culture, April 23, 2009
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