STENCIL ICONS: Cast & Crew
Cast & Crew is a collection of hand cut stencil portraits of popular culture and celebrity icons.
I started this collection in 2008 with an initial list of 1000 and it has since grown to over 3000.
I am still adding new portraits to the collection regularly.
Hand-cut stencil portraits, 7.5cm x 11cm each
Spray paint and acrylic on wood.
Available on order with images from the catalogue
HISTORY OF CAST & CREW
The original concept took me 18 month to complete, and a staggering 1 000 stencils were cut. The conceptual tagline was “From God to Paris Hilton and everyone in between”. This was a labour-intensive ode to the richness and diversity of popular culture, not only across the globe but eventually also focusing in on South Africa.
As one exhibition lead to another, more “icons” were added and focused genres emerged. The estimated current tally is close to 4 000.
The Original “Cast & Crew” Exhibition – Alex Hamilton Studio Woodstock
“Cast & Crew” - Godart Gallery, Johannesburg
“Amper Almal\Almost Everyone” – KKNK Arts Festival
“Amper Almal” – Fried Contemporary, Pretoria
“Home is where the Art is” – Sydney, Australia
Permanent installation of CAST & CREW icons in my Woodstock studio
AMPER ALMAL | ALMOST EVERYONE exhibition at KKNK Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
AMPER ALMAL | ALMOST EVERYONE PRETORIA exhibition at Fried Contemporary, Pretoria
HOME IS WHERE YOUR ART IS Exhibition in Sydney, Australia
CAST & CREW the original exhibition in my Woodstock Studio
CAST & CREW at GODART Gallery, Johannesburg