Nov 22, 2010

How many ways can you use a greylead?

Growing up in West Vancouver, Lucas Soi was given two options: grow old, or get high. His latest series, called Cradle Stories, has been two years in the making, and represents the self destructive but apathetic nature of wayward youth. There are numerous scenes of sacrifice and ritualistic offering that are portrayed very matter of factly. It almost looks like a scene out of a dark ages history book, before you note the candybar wrappers strewn around the defaced tombstones, and the guys riding their jeans around their thighs. Stuck between the future and the past, the subjects are in limbo, frozen in Soi’s ink.

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