Walking down Fuencarral street in Madrid, looking around and running into public texts whose proliferation make up, in part, the shared space of the city. In the background, to the right, in red and blue, traffic signs informing that parking is prohibited. In red and white, a bank sign, and up above, in white and blue, an ATM sign. Signs of order, signs of capital and commerce, and marks of private property that the state and its institutions have taught us to read, naturalizing their logics. These signs coexist with other signs that demand from us other methods of reading and an other type of relation with the city: tags.
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