Last night was the opening night of the Displacement group show which is taking place for the next week at 229 Clare Street near Bethnal Green tube. All the artists involved in the show had painted on Clare Street at some point before the show. As the area is slowly gentrifying we thought we’d go for a canvas version of the wall piece we painted before it disappears for good.
Both versions feature a slightly overweight looking Ariel the mermaid. She does, in fact, look a bit like an American tourist with her Hawaiian shirt on but rest assured she’s just trying to blend in whilst finding the secrets of the oversized land seals they call humans. She can’t wait to say the spell to get rid of her human legs and get her fishy bottom half back so she can get back under the sea. It’s better where it’s wetter…