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Zombies in Southsea

Halloween may be a way off yet, but the Zombie apocalypse is always potentially imminent. Don’t worry though, you can keep the fear at bay by terrorising yourself daily so it’s not such a shock when the undead walk freely on the island. Wallspace Gallery have this delicious print by Simon Whitcomb in their online store HERE and in store on Albert Road.

The ‘Zombie’ series was given life in 2011 and saw it’s debut in the exhibition ‘Art of The Living Dead’ which also featured portraits of Christopher Lee as ‘Dracula’ and Boris Karloff as ‘Frankenstein’s Monster’. Largely a homage to film posters from the horror genre during the 1960’s and 1970’s, it explores the notion of a zombie horror film set in Simon’s home town. How ironic that a concept from 2011 would depict the fall of South Parade Pier…





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