The car as illusion of mobility and movement. Given the case of Berlin, a private car is standing still for on average of twenty-three hours a day and is blocking a space of almost twelve square meter. This space equals a room in a shared flat which is leased for 400€ per month. On a daily base, oodles of mostly public spaces are being closed off by turning them into parking lots. Those unusable spaces are drowning in glossy varnish, stale plate and plastic.
parking car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
unusable spaces, from photographic series 23/7 not available
fake mark of parking lot, from photographic series 23/7 not available
reflections on car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
reflections on car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
reflections on car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
reflections on car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
The urban wanderer has been subordinated to the 'dictatorship of the automobile as a new landscape emerges, a non-place dominated by technology and advertising whose endless reflective surfaces are devoid of individuality.*
*Merlin Coverley: 'Psychogeography',
Harpenden, Pocket Essentials, 2006, p. 103
artificial plants, from photographic series 23/7 not available
reflections on car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
dirty car, from photographic series 23/7 not available
artificial nature, from photographic series 23/7 not available
trucks, from photographic series 23/7 not available
parking driveway, from photographic series 23/7 not available
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