Bombing Modernism


Bombing Modernism:

Graffiti and its relationship to the (built) environment.

Super spændende artikel omkring grafitti kulturens eksistensgrundlag, med udspring i modernismens uopfyldte profetier, som vi kender det fra tidens glatte too-big scale byggerier.

quote1.jpgIt’s easy to see how a generation of restless teenagers growing up in high-rise and low-rise ghettos doubted and eventually rejected modernism and its oppressive reality. For them, modernism represented systemic irrationality, negativity, half truths, poor education, and limited access to economic empowerment. However, when a self-aware subculture rose out of the urban core to embrace plurality, fragmentation, and indeterminacy, something clicked (…)

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