November 09, 2009

Noynoy addresses graffiti

Graffiti will always be with us, he (Noynoy) says, more or less. He is no ersatz or pa-scholar as to cite the caves at Lascaux. The farthest he goes back is “Kilroy was here.” And he even admits to once having Pentel-penned an anti-Macoy slogan on the back of a classroom chair...

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Hmmm... they are actually reading our blog... Is Noynoy jumping on the youth culture about this kind of (art) movement... Do you want us to tag Noynoy on the streets? Snore... because graffiti/street art is one of the most powerful tool of communication to the masses- which is directed on the streets to the people- Our streets are bombarded with corporate and polical ads and now graffiti is invading our cities which is more direct and more truthful. We can remeber that Shephard Fairey's iconic Obama posters was one of the most powerful images being created on his presidential campaign, although Fairey said that his posters are not directly part of the Obama campaign, it made a huge impact on the American voters. Well what do you think?