An Arlington House resident has used his home for the launch of an anti-Brexit ‘installation.’
Wind farm worker Rob Yates commissioned Margate design agency BRYL to create the BLOCKBREX.IT sign, which will have LED lighting in the evening, across the entire window of the flat in the high-rise block.
BLOCKBREX.IT is also a website where people can play a retro-style game. Players fire European ball-shape flags at block head politicians who led the country to Brexit. When the player has hit all the blocks a message appears, followed by another politician’s face.
BRYL, the design agency responsible, said: “We took direct inspiration from the tower block to create something captivating and interactive. Something that would demand attention to the subject matter in more of a fun and playful way than the typical political sloganeering.”
Rob, who moved to Margate from Leeds last year, is hoping for a second referendum. He said: “We may have voted for a Brexit journey, but we never voted on the destination.
“I want this art installation to make people think and realise that the conversation isn’t over.”
The EU Referendum took place in June 2016 with the close run result of 51.89% of voters opting to leave the EU and 48.11% voting to Remain.
The Thanet result was 46,037 votes to Leave and 26,065 to Remain.
Anyone interested in the project or discussion can join the social media conversation with the #BLOCKBREXIT hashtag