Original Photographs taken by Michelle Byrne
Digitally re-mastered by Leon Sparkes
As man stands
Looks across an ocean sea
To see the distance that he may travel
To Inherit and sow seed
To live and work with nature
As a graffiti artist there are no rules.
No barriers and limitations.
Our city street landscapes are our canvas.
If we are to make markings and deface walls with image art,
Then, our streets become a gallery.
I had been asked to add my creative approach to photographs that had been taken by
To merge graffiti markings on to natural landscape features.
My approach to these collections is to make a stand and question our environment, to set sail to new horizons to bury graffiti and take on new approaches by using natural and other forms of media.
The Avant gardeners approach is simply this, to decorate the land and to make creative changes to how we live and use our surroundings.