Street art is intrinsically bound with its neighborhood and location in a city. Context and placement are key. So when a street artist is asked to create art about mapping a place, it is fascinating to see how they perceive it and with what manner and medium they present it.
There's something about the art world that makes building a career as a professional artist an evasive subject. It's easy to tell a young person, "Follow your dreams," but there's not enough explanation around how to pay your bills.
To commemorate Banksy's very successful offering to the city and the excitement that ensued with its inhabitants we decided to put together a series of messages left out for him on walls, doors, trucks and fences.