Do you have an unused mattress lurking in your apartment? Maybe you have one that turns gray from mold that dissolves into a slimy, spongy porridge in your backyard? Is that a yes? Time for an art project.
Londoners have turned their old mattresses into public art with a flurry of photographs documenting the whimsical, graffiti junk shared as the latest craze on social media.
A photo shared by a Facebook user shows a mattress dumped in a Finchley driveway, complete with an angry cartoon face scattered across the front. Others are a little more sophisticated, such as this festive one that was snapped by another Facebook user with a colorful Christmas tree. But perhaps the best are those with truly cryptic messages – for only in the capital would people seize the opportunity to share their gloom while waiting for the council to take care of their shit.
See some of London’s best ‘mattress art’ below:
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