iBanksyMachine Lets Everyday People Become Famous Artists

By: Tisah Tucknott - Jun 22, 2009   Updated: Apr 6 2011
References: gearfuse
Have you ever wanted to instantly become a famous street artist like Banksy? Well, with the iBanksyMachine, you can pretend to be.

The vending machine sells stencil kits of some of Banksy’s most popular art work. Scattered across London, England, these iBanksyMachines will surely become a popular attraction for both locals and visitors.

Implications - Banksy is an example of the evolving definition of superstar, and is altering what it means to be famous. The anonymous graffiti artist's face may not be known by many; however, his work is unmistakable, and has garnered him the kind of following that was once reserved for musicians or actors. Banksy ultimately represents a generation of consumers looking to create their own artistic culture based on freedom of expression.