In the maze of Lisbon, street art finds a natural playground and contributes to the highly-distinctive atmosphere of the city.
Ephemeral by nature, street art is sometimes captured and found in some rather surprising places, returning to its roots. Recently, casemates in the fortified town of Neuf-Brisach, a UNESCO World Heritage site, have begun to host just such a project. This location, frozen in time, is given a new lease on life and changes vocation. The venue is in development. It’s a work in progress punctuated by artists’ residencies.
Like the backbone of a whale, the Völklingen factory near Saarbrücken is the framework on which an economic and social history has been built. The drive for technological development, the organization of a capitalist system, the war effort, nationalisms, as well as its post-industrial use and development as a heritage site emerge concurrently and immediately….
Enchanté ou désenchanté, politique ou esthétique, les murs des villes proposent toujours des diagonales fascinantes. Le hasard des déambulations permet de sentir l’esprit d’une ville et de se l’approprier partiellement.