Monthly Archives: July 2012

At the feria

The weekend feria artisanal in Barrio Güemes is often lauded as one of the best arts and handicraft markets in Argentina. The neighbourhood itself used to be strictly working class, and if the street art on its walls is any indication, it is perhaps one of the more artistically interesting areas of the city. What I have here is just a sparse collection of stencils that are found around the market. I wish I had more time to explore, but hey, I never said I would never go back someday…

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Boxy Critter

UBC community, meet the latest addition to the walls of the imposing Buchanan Tower.

The colour block seems somewhat arbitrary but adds a nice splash to what would otherwise be another patch of dull grey wall. The critter itself is reminiscent of the little mascots used on the pins promoting the campus IT service. Also looks a bit like an offspring of Kogepan and tetris. Seriously.

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Simple, a paradox

Looking down, I see this single word command on the ground. Seems simple enough, but depending on who you are, it really might not be.

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Traitor on campus

A new stencil has just appeared on the UBC Vancouver campus! New and fresh, I present you with…

Traitor stencil and PASOE tag.

Kony? I love stencils with more than one colour; really makes it stand out on the red brick wall too!

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Day off at the park: Parque Sarmiento de Córdoba

Parque Sarmiento pt. II:

I remember sitting in a very accommodating tree while appreciating the beautiful graffiti adorning the mini-skate park. It was a quiet Wednesday afternoon on the 3rd and final day of the bus strike, and the day I missed work because I couldn’t find a taxi. It was a good trade; I like the park like this: tranquil, serene, peaceful. An escape from the city, almost.

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