Damian Brinleys installment ”Decoded” pays homage to this all but lost communication tool, the bandana. ” His latest work pays a nostalgic visit to the hanky code, popular within the gay leather scene during the 1970s and 80s. Different coloured bandanas were worn, usually in the back pocket with different colours signifying particular sexual preferences. Worn in the right pocket being code for acitve and the left, passive. With the proliferation of online gay cruising sites amongst other things the colour-coded bandana has all but lost its narrative and symbolic culture.