Wallpaper 1
Wallpaper 2

To create an 8' piece of wallpaper capturing an aspect of contemporary society. Wallpapers are often used by historians to date buildings and are seen as an important historical tool. This wallpaper should work if unveiled in ten years or one hundred years.

The time consuming hand rendered use of type is a comment on the amount of time we waste sending text messages. This occurs particularly amongst younger generations. The fact that people spend 10p sending a message saying "you smelly poo" reveals our wasteful, consumerist nature and the large amount of disposable income teenagers have. The humorous, colloquial use of language such as the term "slag" as a nickname may have been considered offensive in the past whereas it is accepted as an affectionate, friendly term in contemporary society.