Oversized fashion posters are part of the cityscape and awaken desires in us that usually remain unfulfilled due to their unattainability.
Sylvia Schramm’s work was attracted by the idea of choosing two striking figures and placing them in a relationship to each other. By changing the proportions and connecting them through flowers, a drama is created, but neither protagonist can really face it. They are both on the same plane of a shutter. The little Banksy man with the wilting bouquet in front of the #Ladyinred, cheeky and exuberant, seems annoyed – after all, he made the lady promise him something that obviously can’t happen.
The printed metal blind becomes almost tactile as the silver backing plate shines through, making the reds glow.