3D graffiti - from way back

From a series of postcards by Bristol artist Frank Drake from around 1983/84 (ish!)

 

Alledgedly one of the first (if not the first) proper graffiti "pieces" done in the UK. 3D (aka Robert Del Naja) was a member of The Wild Bunch who later evolved into Massive Attack.

 

I remember making a little pilgramige to see this as a snot nosed youth in my mileta jacket and pumas with fat flourescent laces in them....from that weird indoor market on Kingswood High Street, with Electro 1 pumping in my ears on my brick sized personal stereo no doubt! (or maybe I got my dad to drive me to it on a sunday - it's all lost in the mists of time!)

 

I'll go and get a shot of what this place looks like now in due course....

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Uploaded on April 9, 2006