Or something.

18 Dec
I’m very fond of graffiti. Particularly in a city like Auckland, where architecture might be suitably described as lackluster hodgepodge, graffiti serves an important function. It can humanise a space. It can recontextualise the way we view it or engage with it. At the very least, it can provide a welcome distraction from all the grey.

It’s a shame, really, that graffiti is considered more the domain of the delinquent teenager than the artist. Because on the rare occassions that I stumble upon a great example, it seems to resonate with me a lot more than other forms of outdoor communication do.

Perhaps it just feels more honest.


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