The hilarious picture of the 15 year old tagging up the Mayor’s bus is a reminder that more often than not, graffiti is really thoughtless. But did you know that some taggers also attempt to contribute to the public discourse by grappling with current events and tackling philosophical concerns? Well, they do! And the results are sometimes
very intelligent semi-intelligent mildly entertaining!
See the one above? That was placed in the Arroyo Seco as a service to lost tourists. Very thoughtful.
Fuck Myspace! A truly compelling statement against the technology of domination and the isolation it creates.
Who needs books when sidewalks have so much useful information?
Yes you are. An informative update on the state of graffiti in the city.
Not regular gay, but with an underlined Y. That’s the kind of thing that can really make you think. Or not.
Somewhere in here is a message about anger, the potential for it to overtake and transform our thoughts, which results in the unleashing of internal demons. A spooky but necessary tale of warning, artfully depicted.
Mindful of the need to increase the levels of Joy in our city, a tagger subtly reminds us that occasional intoxicants can enhance the experience of a celebration. And who are we to resist such a lucid observation?