Not All Are Chosen: Graffiti and the Future

If you ever thought graffiti was not a careful art form, think again. The old Bauhaus Memorial in Weimar, Germany, a classic piece of ultra-modern East German industrial art, was not chosen in 2010, although the government was trying to make it vanish.

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The construction site behind it in 2010 was. The weeds are a part of the neglect represented by the future.

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This fountain in the form of a statue of a man crushed by the weight of the world, in the middle of the district where neo-Nazis gather to leer at university students, was not chosen, although the drain was.

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So was piece of ultra-modern East German industrial sculpture.

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Could it be the future that is being written on, wherever it is most powerful?

 

 

 

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