Paris Pickpockets

The 2016 European Football Championship opened in France amid revelations of unprecedented corruption within FIFA & UEFA's chief execs. At the heart of the scandal was none other than French-golden-boy-turned-disgraced-UEFA-chief, Michel Platini.

I saw it as my duty to warn fans about the real pickpockets of the tournament. So I made some posters, packed my bag with wheatpaste, and wandered the streets of Paris on the opening night...

A quick scroll through Instagram a couple of days later revealed that my warnings were well appreciated. One person even began selling my graphic as a t-shirt...


Concept & Art Direction: Tom Bird
Screenprinting: Adam Oosterbrink

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