I do it because I love to be outside, I just love to express myself
outside. I love to be able to say anything i want, whenever I want, and
for people to talk about it. Fun, free, easy.
It's a voice for people who normally don't have a voice. All of a
sudden you can be free and say what you want. I do it because I like
Fish photo by Steve Rotman.
get a funny feeling in my stomach whenever I see Cab's fish swimming
down an alley or sidewalk. I think because they're kind of a gnarly and
unexpected optical illusion. And maybe also because koi ponds usually
smell kind of gross.
Why Cab makes street art:
I enjoy the rush. I guess it's the same rush that people get off fromAdios Douche Bag photo by Eddie.
shop lifting, lying, or stealing cars. But I think what I'm doing is
less of a crime. [...] When I do something that's more political, and want
everyone to see, if I just did an art piece and put it in a museum or
gallery, only the rich and educated would be able to see it, because
the average, everyday person does not go into an art museum or into a
bet everyone and their mother saw Eddie's farewell to George Bush. Why?
Because Eddie stuck it on the motherfucking Bay Bridge.
It's a matter of public space. Whose space is it? That's a big issueTHE END
for me. You walk through the city and it's more and more dominated by
advertising. It's getting to a point where there's no blank space. You
go to take a piss in a bar and there's an ad. So you put a sticker on
it. There's a conversation going on out there. Most of it is talking at you; it's not a dialogue. So whether I'm invited or not, I'm gonna participate in the conversation.