Public Exhibition opens: Friday 19 Oct 2007
The DPMHI Gallery in London is proud to announce the launch of a new exhibition of works by Mode 2.
Mode 2 is simply one of the most influential graffiti artistsof his generation. From his time as a founder member of the Chrome Angelz, one of Europe’s earliest serious graffiti crews, through to the years he spent in Paris as part of 93 NTM, he has been a more than worthy ambassador, exponent and leading light of his chosen artform. Over the course of more than 20 years his work has constantly evolved, tackling more and more complex subject matter in new and varied media, increasing his reputation throughout the wider art world, whilst all the time retaining his instantly recognisable style.
“Party & Bullshit” is a reflection of what a good part of my life has been about, and sometimes still is; whether it be from watching b-boys getting down on the jams of back then, watching the ladies doing their thing too, getting sweaty with Mitch at Co-op on a sunday night, or hanging around in the Hoxton Square afterwards... even the long train or night bus ride home...
The flip side to the partying is the reality of raising a child in an uncertain world, where environmental and geopolitical issues seem to point towards an ever more difficult future for all of us...”