Archive for June, 2013

June 10, 2013

Really brilliant piece of space-hacking for public awareness campaign

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These corner-hugging stencil-graffitti posters are the work of Argentinian sex workers’ political organization Ammar. The message is that 86% of sex workers in Argentina are mothers – and that they want proper legal regulation.

Architecture very often appears in service to graphic design – it’s not often that graphic design gets featured on this architecture blog (or anything recently, actually) – but this is a smart smart use of a very simple spatial unit. Viewpoints frame, and here for a change they are commented on. The derive is the message.

Also it’s, like, on a street corner. It requires walking to understand. That is some kind of situated and bodily communication right there.