“my job is making windows where there were once walls”

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The quote in the heading is characterizing another activity, but it’s not too far-fetched to transfer it to fgw closestreet art. Even if still metaphorical then less so. Street art is about creating openings in the concrete structures surrounding our everyday live. Inserting elements too free our awareness and perception from the numbness of routine and structures devoid of human virtues and proportions. Street art is thus filling in the blanks of aesthetics left out of the construction process. Resembling architecture in its function as part of our unsought for exposure to a creative mind – intrusive and insistent. And it should be evaluated as architecture, as good or bad in achieving places for friction and open-mindedness. To quote another french intellectual, “In art, rebellion is consummated and perpetuated in the act of real creation, not in criticism or commentary”.

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“my job is making windows where there were once walls”

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