The Scenic Sidewalk

reverse graffiti
January, 2008
Filed under: the dispatches | Tags: , ,

Sometimes, making your mark isn’t about adding, but about stripping away. Artists in Sao Paolo and the UK have been creating graffiti on dirty urban walls by doing something revolutionary—cleaning them. (See links for more information and images.)

“‘Cleaning’ is not a crime.” —Alexandre Orion

“I’m waiting for the kind of Monty Python court case where exhibit A is a pot of cleaning fluid and exhibit B is a pair of my old socks.”—Moose

(who knew? these guys.)


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