Quirky Interventions by Octavi Serra Question the Rules of Public Spaces


Octavi Serra uses the structures and symbolism of public spaces to question the systems we live with and find humour in their details. The Barcelona-based artist often engages with signage to subvert its original meaning, like forming a massive arrow pointing left with safety stickers that all individually indicate to exit to the right, or adding opposite directives to a signpost for routes to “hope” and “doom”. Serra also questions strictures of space, like adding “the road is lava” to a painted crosswalk […]

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