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Big Issue and Stik

Crane.tv is the leading video magazine for contemporary-culture covering the latest developments and key trends across art, design, fashion, food & travel.

They have documented Stik’s amazing initiative to launch, for free, unique posters distributed within The Big Issue magazine, available for one week commencing the 11th of March.

There are four versions of the poster to collect. Stephen Robertson, CEO of the Big Issue Foundation “This is Stik’s brainchild. The concept is so in keeping with our aims and objectives. To get a print, and even the set, fans will have to talk to vendors and buy their magazines. Big Issue vendors are frequently the recipients of negative stereotypes and prejudice. Stik has created a stunning piece of work and the opportunity to see homeless people in a different light; as ‘art dealers’ and brokers of creativity on the streets of our country. This is art at work in a way that we have never seen”

Crane.tv is the leading video magazine for contemporary-culture covering the latest developments and key trends across art, design, fashion, food & travel.

They have documented Stik’s amazing initiative to launch, for free, unique posters distributed within The Big Issue magazine, available for one week commencing the 11th of March.

There are four versions of the poster to collect. Stephen Robertson, former CEO of the Big Issue Foundation “This is Stik’s brainchild. The concept is so in keeping with our aims and objectives. To get a print, and even the set, fans will have to talk to vendors and buy their magazines. Big Issue vendors are frequently the recipients of negative stereotypes and prejudice. Stik has created a stunning piece of work and the opportunity to see homeless people in a different light; as ‘art dealers’ and brokers of creativity on the streets of our country. This is art at work in a way that we have never seen”

Email a picture of all four posters (red, orange, blue and yellow) to stikcompetition@bigissue.com, detailing where you bought your four magazines and your name and address details.  The winner will receive a non-folded red poster signed by Stik himself.

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