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.
"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"