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I have a fascination with Graffiti. In Sweden, my second country, it is forbidden. I can understand why people and authorities gets pissed off when youngsters are tagging the whole city around. However there is a great difference with taggs and Graffiti. Graffiti is an art form, which depending on the sourrandings fits extremelly well within an urban setting. It is a pity that the dialog at least in Sweden is closed in this matter. I started a project several years ago. The idea was to shot graffitis as most of them after a time are getting covered with a new one. Unfortunatelly my old pictures (not digital ones)are in an attic somewhere in the deep forests of Smaland, Sweden. In Asmara graffitis do not exist and as far as I am concern I have never seen this art form in those African countries I have visited.

I am posting this one which I took in Brighton last year while I am processing my newly taken pictures from Italy. I feel as well to sort of change the style of published pictures, I thought that sharing this urban artwork with you would be a good begining.

Cheers

Rolando

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  • Copyright: Rolando Wallusche Saul (woladorsky) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 155 W: 0 N: 166] (806)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-10-19
  • Categories: Artwork
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/250 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2007-09-12 6:04
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