Sunday, October 18, 2015

Better than advertising

I appreciated this chalk-graffiti inside the frames that some enterprising artist put there before the ads could be installed:
It's vaguely like Celtic knotwork, or stylized ocean waves, or simply idle doodles writ large.
Someone with a lot of time filled in the entire hallway of billboard frames.
It's great. I wish the Powers That Be would leave it, the pale dusty chalk a nonintrusive visual tickle instead of the blaring colors and words of advertisements.
The emptiness of the spaces is also very satisfying.

This post's theme word is bursiform, "shaped like a pouch or sac." The bursiform squiggles could read visually as a variety of abstractions.

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