Focusing on hand-rendered collages printed in various formats, Static Control is the personal creative outlet for Brandi Strauss. Ranging from audio to visual work, Strauss’ analog approach to collage gives a surreal feel to her imagery. Catch her at the Bison from December 7 to 9, follow her on Instagram (@staticcontrol), and read on to discover what inspires her!
Royal Bison: What draws you to making or designing things?
Static Control: The desire to create beautiful or unique out of the simplest of images.
RB: What’s new for your line or business this season?
SC: Shirts and an exploration of rub on transfers, Letraset.
RB: What do you think sets your work apart from similar makers or designers?
SC: Use of colour and the analog approach of collage.
RB: How do you feel about being a part of the Edmonton creative community?
SC: I feel supported and encouraged to try new things.
RB: Please gush about a few of your designer, maker, or creative crushes!
SC: Constantly inspired by my friends, Ashley Hohman, Jes Aurelius, and Barry Elkanick.