“Old friends pass away, new friends appear. It’s just like the days. An old day passes, a new day arrives. The important thing is to make it meaningful: a meaningful friend – or a meaningful day.” – Dalai Lama
The month-long Banksy residency in New York has been great in so many ways. One of the coolest things about it, is to be able to meet so many passionate, like-minded people. Here is a new friend, artist Emmanuel Laflamme, a ‘mash-up’ artist from Montreal. On a day that Banksy didn’t put anything out, I was able to take Emmanuel around and introduce him to all kinds of street artists/art. It was a meaningful day:
He bought one of my t-shirts as a souvenir:
And here are various images of his artistic ‘mash-ups.’ Very clever and he’s an up and coming artist beginning to build a following:
for more info about his art: https://www.facebook.com/quartertofour
23OCT13. New York City.