CCS/ street art 


Ccs class last week was really interesting. Tom was explaining to was some of the movements and attitudes of street art.

We started for the southbank undercroft were was being developed new plans for the space where is now a place layered by street artists with the time.

Graffiti is known by everyone but what really happens inside the community is still not decoded. Crossing tags, writing on top of other tag, tagging on side of other tags…all these are demonstrations of power , saying ” I saw you”, ” I am better than you”, however these demonstrations are never face to face, because no one know each other.

Street art was always seen as vandalism however what is the most invading art of streets? Advertisment, you’ll find everywhere and is fine, as long as they are framed and they are selling something is fine, and street art where you can see all the message all the information is vandalism and illegal…

Subvertisement by epoxy, showing the process of creating a fake beauty, that as a parallel can be seen as a critic image of advertisement.

Street art isn’t at all graffiti, as you can see in this picture , the pixelator is simply a square formed by square that uses the light of advertisements and turn the image in pixels.

 Street artists  influence our livings, sometimes actively sometimes passively, like this case were a guy was writing RED? And the painter started to paint red and at the end he got the entire hall painted red…


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