Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Here one day...

It did not take long for the tantalisingly blank canvas of this freshly painted wall on Enmore Road to be adorned:


It was dutifully removed, and dutifully replaced:


That's now also been removed. I await the next installment.

This revolving exhibition has reminded me to document interesting things that appear on walls before they disappear. I was kicking myself a couple of months ago when one half of the Gladstone Street stencil wall was painted over with a massive high-concept anti-Coke stencil, and then that in turn was swiftly replaced with graffiti and I had failed to take any pictures.

Thankfully, someone else with more foresight did it for us, and has pasted pictures of the various incarnations of the wall back onto it for old times' sake:






Mystery public archivist, I salute you!

Sunday, February 1, 2009