Gallery: Peter Gibson’s Street Art Critiques Car Culture

 

Graffiti meets environmental and social activism in Peter Gibson (a.k.a. Roadsworth)’s literal take on street art. Frustrated with the lack of safety provided for cyclists in today’s cities, the artist began (illegally) spray painting extra bike lanes onto the streets of Montreal in 2001. It wasn’t long before he began to branch out and address other civic and environmental issues through his cutting brand of creative imagery. Intended to address many of the confining conditions of living in an urban environment, Peter Gibson’s work treats these topics with a sort of wry humor that doesn’t dull their urgent message.

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4 Comments

  1. gNcWebmaster October 4, 2008 at 9:43 am

    :) Very Nice post. Thanks for…

  2. teamPAHL September 26, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    He is like the green Banksey

  3. teamPAHL September 26, 2008 at 3:10 pm

    he is like the green banksy,

  4. WBrooke September 23, 2008 at 10:46 am

    Wow! I love it…this guy is a genius!

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