Straiph & Jimmy Wilson are two brothers.
Straiph had spent the majority of his adult life working in behavioural ecology & evolutionary biology. Observing deconstruction followed by reconstruction of speciation. survival of the fittest. He is now a full time artist.
Jimmy has spent the majority of his adult life in various Scottish prisons for murdering a rival drug dealer with an axe over a drug deal gone wrong.
"Hashish" is Straiph’s interpretation of temptation that explores the boundary that separates civilization from barbarism, the vertigo of losing your temper, and the undeniable pleasure of losing control. He call's this work "New urban religious objects"
In 2018 Jimmy was released after serving 22 years in jail. On his recent home visit the two brothers created "Hashish".Jimmy is now back in jail after absconding on his home visit.