Street Artist Billi Kid's Combo Slap Featured in TIME Magazine

Billi Kid TIME magazine

We just wanted to send our congratulations to our friend and street artist Billi Kid. Earlier this week, Billi had one of his combo slaps featured in an article in TIME magazine. The particular combo slap features an image of president-elect Barack Obama, created by San Francisco based artist Zoltron, surrounded by the stickers of many other artists from around the world.

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Billi Kid Gives Us a Glimpse into Sticker Culture and Combo Slaps

[caption id=”attachment_853” align=”aligncenter” width=”570” caption=”John McCain Dancing in Stamford CT by Billi Kid”]John McCain Dancing in Stamford CT by Billi Kid[/caption]

Right now, you may be scratching your head, wondering what exactly constitutes “sticker culture.” Well, sticker culture can be categorized as an off-shoot of graffiti, wheat pasting, and other forms of street art. It’s fresh, ground-breaking, and setting the street art bar just a little bit higher. No longer bound to legendary figures like Shepard Fairey of “Andre the Giant Has a Posse” fame, sticker designs come from all manner of places and all kinds of skill. From hand drawn pieces on USPS labels, to high-quality vinyl prints, artists all across the globe create and trade stickers with one another.

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