Love for Sale brought to you by Dirty Bandits is a series inspired by the desire we all have for love. The typographic influence comes from old showcard sign painting once found in store windows and grocery stores advertising sales and specials. This seemed like just the style needed for a no-nonsense marketing campaign. For those who are single, these signs comprises a sales pitch highlighting well-honed skill sets, and the promise of romance with a witty edge. For those who are in a relationship these signs will keep the spirit alive.
The series includes hand painted aluminium signs using traditional sign painter’s 1 Shot, as well as screen printed posters, and small foil stamped prints. With backgrounds that are almost unbearably vibrant the visual sales pitch promises love that is both shocking and traditional, like the signs themselves. Some are sweet, some are dirty, some are just plain silly. Such is love.
Opening February 5th from 6-9pm at the Just Another Project Space – 2A/127 Greville Street, Prahran (entry off Grattan Street)
Opening February 5th 2015 from 6-9pm
At the Just Another Project Space – 2A/127 Greville St, Prahran, Melbourne 3181
Show runs till February 26th
Sponsored by Asahi
Exhibition curated by Toby Benador
Photography by P1xels
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