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Component - The Liberation Equation

600mm H x 600mm W
Stencil spray paint on road sign.

About the artwork:  This work boldly juxtaposes itself against an old road sign bearing the words "No Exit," effectively harnessing the power of symbolism. As the image showcases a powerful social commentary. Through this artwork, the artist explores the delicate balance between wealth and poverty, highlighting the oppressive nature of inequality. The viewer is prompted to question the prevailing socio-economic systems, as the artwork prompts contemplation on the potential consequences of unbridled greed. The price of this artwork reflects the person to consider the wealth that they may hold and how that affects others in a worse or different place in life.

About the Artist: Component is an accomplished independent artist with over 20 years of experience. Throughout this time, he has actively engaged in the exploration and redefinition of artistic boundaries, both personally and professionally.

Having honed his skills through self-training, Component excels at challenging established norms by drawing inspiration from his own observations of life, politics, and the intricacies of the human experience. As one of the founding members of Cut Collective, Component initially focused on creating large-scale collaborative artworks that were characterized by their speed, enjoyment, and imaginative qualities.

Like many individuals worldwide, Component has utilized the pandemic period to reflect upon his creative contributions to the world. This introspection has led him to create more personal artworks that genuinely express his intended messages. Whether infused with humor, satire, or bold provocations, Component recognizes the privilege of being an artist and the significance of his creations in adorning the personal spaces of others.

In recent times, Component has primarily collaborated with fellow artists on community projects and has embraced a fluid approach to his painted works. These endeavors prioritize the artistic process over rigid prescriptions, allowing for a more organic and dynamic creation.

Price: 6,750.00 NZD