dready moustaches …

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    dready s ‘the very fictitious west indian regiment’s moustaches’ –
                                                 – 10×14 – unlimited edition print/fundraising

it’s MoVember coming up and the local committee asked me if I’d come up with a dready …

in my mind moustaches are linked to 4 things; disco, cops, (disco-cops), hipsters and the ignoble business of victorian era militarism …

and i’m a fan of the flashman books, love his character …

and so I began to play with the idea in my head of what a west indian victorian adventurer-soldier might be like: irreverent, cool, bad-man, swish …

he’d be like sir richard burton; he’d write books on sex and discover the source of the nile all in a week like …

to rass …

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Dready art is a 100% caribbean product: it was imagined here, designed here, tested here – in barbados, bvi, cayman, grenada and jamaica – we live here and are from here, our children were born here, I draw it here (mostly, cause sometimes I draw it when I’m traveling!). So despite what has become the kind of global reach of dready art we try to think of ourselves as a little caribbean company just doing our thing.

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