Memoir by Chard: In Commentary We Trust

Memoir by Chard: In Commentary We Trust

Earlier this year I was contacted Memoirs by Chard (aka Lanré Lennox) asking if I'd like to be interviewed and talk about my work.

What started with a casual chat on the internet turned out to be quite an interview. Chard teamed up with contributing editor, Rachel Hart. Between the two of them they managed dissect my ramblings over an hour long Zoom call interview into 8 pages of written content.

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Background Bob Project and BBC appearance

Background Bob Project and BBC appearance

This is Noah.

Noah has hydrocephalus, epilepsy and cerebral palsy, and he has been painting on pieces of cardboard to raise money for the NHS. His Dad, Nathan reached out and asked if I would contribute.

A few months ago I found some time to screenprint on one of Noah’s original cardboard paintings.

This truly is an original collaboration. 

What's truly amazing is how the project went from grassroots to national news in no time. What's even more amazing is Noah managed to secure his debut show filled with all his collaborations at Firstsite Gallery in Colchester.

Today I met with Noah and his family at Firstsite, where I was invited to get a sneak peak at the show and rather nervously also be interviewed on BBC One Show which you can see from the attached video below.

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Will Blood Collaboration - take 2

Will Blood Collaboration - take 2

We're back at it. Just weeks ago we released two prints together, however since the demand was so strong we decided to do yet another print.

This is a cracker of a print as it nicely balances Will's skull of Her Royal Highness which were printed in pink and gold. As an added bonus I printed a seemingly clear overprint of phosphorescent ink for the mask which you see as a layer close up, however it really comes to life when you turn the lights out and discover a very apparent mask.

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As seen on Sky Art - Rebel Arts season

As seen on Sky Art - Rebel Arts season

I managed to get tipped off that my works appears in the trailer for Sky Arts new "Rebel Art season" series. If you blink and you might miss it. Features work by street artists, Banksy, Ben Eines, Goldie, Sarah Maple, Chapman Brothers and others.

See episode online at Sky Arts

 

 

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