The original Chef/Cook character or "Chook" incorporated into a graffiti + cartoon styled composition. Originally done in 2001 as a graphic t-shirt design for the Malaysian clothing label Radioactive that I looked up to as a kid, Chook would always be depicted in scenes revolving around skate, rap and graffiti culture. This particular design features Chook cooking up a storm, in the form of a Radioactive sunny-side-up.
The larger splash sits on the bottom hem of the t-shirt's front, spread across the horizon.
The smaller graphic reads "RDCTV" and sits centered on the upper-back of the t-shirt.
Osborne Village embodies creative culture in the purest form, being home to some of the hardest working boutiques and independent artists. We celebrated the country's birthday with live performances by rapper Chris Bennett, DJ Foreighn and more. Tattoo artist Slack returned to his tagging roots by doing a custom piece in the midst of all the chaos.
More to come this year.
Home March 08 2017
The sweltering heat on my back, the sun in my eyes. Endless chatter and the cheerful sounds of children playing fill my ears as I take in a world of vibrant color and endless possibilities. Although regiment reigns supreme in this unforgiving world, we have broken free, forging our own paths to ultimate creativity and freedom of thought.
I love you and you will always be in my heart. You are my home.
I frequented youth art competitions and gatherings. The very first project that got everything started was a garbage bin design. The phrase "Feed Me" got stuck in my mind for nights of painting to come.
We think highly of ourselves, but are often shaken up by the realities of life.
We are all shook ones.
Rather than viewing this as fear, we adopt the attitude of respect.
Respect for uncharted waters. Respect for our competition. Respect for all.
Regardless of the environment we are currently faced with, we remember and cherish our past for that is what has made us who we are today. We remember our roots and keep our cultural practices close to heart; Nobody can take that away from us.