Daily Archives: October 19, 2012

We had Myriam round to our House of Pain(t). She got some great shots and asked some questions…

East/Central

I visited Sholto & Hugo Id-ioms studio yesterday, a 4 storey Victorian house all ivy covered exterior and damp infested interior. This scheduled for demolition house has been their artistic base for the past 18 months and is now virtually a live gallery space which Hugo & Sholto work on round the clock until the demolition men come to smash it to the ground. I actually felt like I was attending a huge installation show as I wandered the empty landings, opening doors to a myriad of rooms where every inch of wall (and ceiling) space is covered with their distinctive work.

Let me take you on a photographic journey before asking Hugo & Sholto some obligatory questions.

      Time for a little ‘good cop, bad cop’…

When did you both realise that you worked well together?

Sholto: We’ve been brothers for a good while now and despite…

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I Love Graffiti

I Love Graffiti

I love graffiti. Well it’s true. And I’m not ashamed to say it. The very pink room at the top of the house had to wait longest to get desecrated but, strangely, was the first to get completed. I think the motivation and concept are fairly simple with this piece although I think the cartoon below (by The Rut) has been percolating in my brain and probably had something to do with it too:

That’s how i roll…

We’ll hopefully get a panoramic shot of the pink room in the next few days so watch this space…

Cheers

id-iom

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