- June 25, 2004
- Posted by Marc
Profile: Adam Infanticide
/>Age: 27. I’ve been making these stickers now for at least ten
years. I don’t know if that’s something to be proud of or horrified by.
/>Hometown: Santa Cruz, Ca
Where do you now live?:
Where would you most like to live?:
I’d like to live in a house and have money and not have to sleep in a
van. I prefers cities.
Who was your first “hero” in life?:
probably someone on TV.
What is your favorite thing to do
on your day off from work?: art or sex, but even though I don’t have a
job right now, I still don’t seem to do either as much as I’d like.
/>What is your favorite color?: green or purple or
Who (or what) do you love?: idiot art,
copyright infringement, music, efficient public transportation, soul sistas,
Mary Hopkin, vandalism, my friends, etc. I don’t actually love: fascism, racial
profiling, police brutality, prison labor.
/>Who and/or what are some of your influences?
/>Besides other “graffiti” and “public art” people, my stickers are most
influenced by religious fanatics and other insane people who write crazy
anonymous messages and put them up all over the place. In the town I grew up in
we had our fair share of those guys. There was one individual who’d put up these
photocopies of scrawled out missives about accepting Jesus and how everyone’s
going to hell and whatnot. By the end of each “poster” the writing became
increasingly unintelligible and his words more angry.
/>What other artists do you most admire?
Schiele and my friends.
How would you describe your art
to someone who could not see it?
I like the idea of
people liberating public space and creating their own media, no matter what the
message is. I also like the idea of some person randomly coming across an
anonymous message and imagining that it was somehow directed especially to them.
Some of the messages I write are simple proclamations that may or not be true,
others are mean-spirited suggestions or jokes. My hope is that people will read
my stickers and react in some way and/or think about their role within society,
societal mores and other things people often take for granted. On most of them I
draw a little heart to make people feel better about the message they’re
reading, or to make them feel that the message is coming from a
/>What other talent would most like to have?
like to be able to interact normally with other people and/or play the piano
/>What do you fear the most?
Myself, other people,
What is your greatest ambition?
/>I don’t know.