'Call of the Void' Smiley Screenprint - CANDY PINK


A 90’s inspired print... depicting a vortex 'science journal diagram' style illustration, remixed to show a smiley face with strategic placement of the eyes.

1991–93 was the golden age of rave art, with flyers developed from photocopied lo-fi looking designs. Black and white scribbles were used to elaborate works of illustration, with full colour prints a real playground for designers of the time.

Have you ever been up somewhere really high, looked down and had the urge... to jump? This feeling has a name — the 'Call of the Void’, or l'appel du vide in French, where the term was first coined. Some people feel it, some don't. Most people ignore it, but not everyone does. "High place phenomenon" is what some scientists call it.

The Smiley face design has travelled far from its early 1960s origins, changing like a constantly mutating virus: from early-70s fad to late-80s acid house culture, from millennial txt option to serial killer signature and ubiquitous emoticon.

This print comes in 2 sizes: A3 and A2, and is also available in Lavender Purple and Sorbet Yellow colour options.

Printed by hand using the silk screen printing process, so may have subtle differences from the images represented on the site. 

- Size: 42.0cm x 59.4cm (A2) or 29.7cm x 42.0cm (A3)
- Single Colour Screenprint - Designed and hand printed by WRKSHP33
- Signed and stamped by Artist
- Edition: Open
- Print Colour: Black 
- Ink: Water-based 
- Paper: G F Smith Colorplan (270gsm) - Candy Pink

This print is posted *Unframed* in a secure poster tube.