GRAFFITI-Spades ‘blob character’ used for Referendum Vote poster

Graffiti at railway bridge in Grangetown, Cardiff.
Venturing via a different route in the back-end of town and passing over this ‘well-decorated’ railway bridge – set all alone amongst an area going through huge redevelopment – located between the edge of the City Centre, Grangetown and Cardiff Bay. (Which part of Cardiff would you say this is actually within? answers on a postcard…..)
Graffiti at railway bridge in Grangetown, Cardiff.
Graffiti at railway bridge in Grangetown, Cardiff.Graffiti at railway bridge in Grangetown, Cardiff.Graffiti at railway bridge in Grangetown, Cardiff.

This bridge was totally covered in various graffiti ranging from tags, stickups, political comment and once again some more of these blob characters that I have unearthed around the City Centre over the past year. You can see the previous posts HERE.

You can imagine my excitement when I found that there wasn’t just a single blob but a whole family of them! There was a total of four of these characters all next to each, in various colours by graffiti artist ‘Spades.’

Spades Character on Railway Bridge
Spades Character Collage

After all that excitement of unearthing this graffiti hotspot I then ventured across the same character being utilised on a few posters promoting people to vote in the upcoming Welsh Referendum vote taking place on 3rd March 2011. (what were the chances of that happening!) I wonder who has hi-jacked this blob character – and is he going to vote Yes or No?

Vote Make it Happen Poster
Vote Make it Happen Poster

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2 Responses to “GRAFFITI-Spades ‘blob character’ used for Referendum Vote poster”

  1. Well having past the same spot in the City Centre today it seems the posters have already been removed!

    I wonder if Cardiff Council now have a team which go around the City Centre removing posters and graffiti?

    There was loads of things i spotted last week that have already vanished!

  2. Try looking round cathays the Blob character is everywhere.

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