Filter Magazine

public space

September 4th, 2009

Graffiti is a very serious crime. More serious than armed robbery. More grievous than murder. More grim than biting the heads off baby chickens! Well, perhaps not in real life, but in my world it is. (more…)

June 10th, 2009

Graffiti is a medium that affords visibility; it is supposed to be seen.  (more…)

June 5th, 2009

While the practices of street art and new media seem poles apart, they’ve in fact been running parallel tracks for well over a decade. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

A flicker of movement is caught by a static camera. A hooded figure enters, clinging to walls. The CCTV camera pans out, catches a second figure vaulting an obstacle, zooms in again. Running, jumping, a blur of fluid motion. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

The ways in which we interpret public space and its contents vary considerably across the globe, as it is occupied by a myriad of inherent and overt visual content. (more…)

June 5th, 2009

When we look at spaces designated for creative expression in our culture they are generally neatly delineated, tightly packaged, copyright protected and demographically assigned. (more…)

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