The Invisible (and visible) People of the Steam Punk City

There is a gap between the world people build and the one they accept. One is fantasy.

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Love locks on an anti-graffiti fence.

 

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Decorative main street city planters, arranged for watering convenience, covered in road salt, and growing with weeds, to attract tourists.

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Wildlife scaring owls failing on duty in front of a sex aid store.

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Roman goddess, with patched electrical cord, artificial stone work, and deflated inflatable Christmas decorations.

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Bull moose in its second life as a rope rack.

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Green Power in Germany

It is in this space between imagination and fulfilment that the people of the Steam Punk City live. It becomes invisible through familiarity, yet is constantly maintained nonetheless. It is not considered a creative space. Rendering it invisible is considered the creative act. Yet, look at it below. Even erasure can be erased by making itself boldly present in this space.

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Marvellous!

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