Category Archives: Stencil

Fade Away…

Faded stencil, Tuam St, 4 Aug 2014 067

It’s easy to think of everything in Christchurch as post-quake, as the city being a blank slate, but in fact the layers of the past have been revealed throughout the city, and while there is a lot of writing and art that has never necessarily been covered up, it has been lost behind cordons or overshadowed by the surrounding sights, in fact the lighter footprints of these works and messages and interventions can be seen as both a reminder of the past as well as re-contextualised by the new setting…