WHITE TEETH

JONATHAN SIMARD

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INTRODUCTION

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White Teeth was created in a very short time – the quickest of all my pictures in fact. The basic concept was very simple: to make a character with a very large smile occuping more than half of the character’s head. I also had an image in mind of Tetsuo’s chair in Akira, where you see him hung on a stone chair. This is what I was after: a character hanging himself on an object, where you could imagine that he had literally just escaped from a mental institution. So it really came about from a mixture of ...

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