Category Archives: Politics Art

What’s my Name? Tagging Culture and Law Enforcement in Wellington, New Zealand (2016)

The old male bear reared up on its hind legs and sank its claws deep into the pine tree. Then he raked them sharply down the trunk with a loud splintering noise. Next he sat on his haunches and sniffed … Continue reading

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Graffiti to Street Art – A Short History

  There seems to be a strong impulse in human beings to leave their mark. To tell the world you were here. Unlike other animals we know we’re going to die and leaving some sort of physical mark behind  is … Continue reading

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Poster Boy

Poster Boy I was down the alley at the back of the Robbie Burns putting up a spread of posters for a band called ‘The Poodles’ when the police car pulled up beside me. I tried to ignore it and … Continue reading

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The Art! Party

For us, art is not an end in itself…but it is an opportunity for the true perception and criticism of the times in which we live.”  (Hugo Ball) MANIFESTO We live in a complex and cynical world with no consistent … Continue reading

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