The messages reference a number of topics, including current political issues, with each reflecting the unique local place. Whether they send a social message or illustrate a playful pathway, the artist's street murals encourage everyday pedestrians to stop and consider their surroundings in new and engaging ways.
In a statement, the artist spoke of his art as representing the view that “fences are for painting and climbing not for dividing and obstructing”. Created as part of the Montreal Mural Festival in 2016, his latest work entitled Amnistie Internationale et Mural Fest, was created in response to the refugee crisis
Street art has been increasingly used as a tool to reclaim public spaces, much like similar projects which focus attention on alleyways and new redevelopments. Street art in public spaces is proving to be an interesting movement used to inject splashes of art and colour to our everyday travels. With increasing developments of replicated city streets around the globe, artists like Roadsworth are fundamental in using street art as a means to combat the mundane.