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Petra Polli, DER FEIND HÖRT MIT
DER FEIND HÖRT MIT
Acrylic, spray, paper on canvas
86x66 cm
Petra Polli, GESELLSCHAFTSAUTOPSIE
GESELLSCHAFTSAUTOPSIE
Acrylic on canvas
86x66 cm
Petra Polli, TANZ, TANZ AUS DER REIHE
TANZ, TANZ AUS DER REIHE
Acrylic, spray on canvas
86x66 cm
Petra Polli, SUCHT
SUCHT
Acrylic, paper on canvas
86x66 cm
Petra Polli, FOUND
FOUND
Acrylic on canvas
200x140 cm
Petra Polli, UNLIMITED
UNLIMITED
Acrylic on canvas
180x130 cm
Petra Polli, ORBIT
ORBIT
Acrylic on canvas
70x50 cm

This work deals with the phenomenon of tags. Tags are writings, name abbreviations and everything that can be found on city walls or the like. These tags break into the urban space and are usually perceived as disturbing. These works are meant to highlight and make visible the aesthetics of these name tags. The authors of these tags want to show their existence and represent themselves with legible name abbreviations. For the public, however, the meaning of these signs remains hidden. For insiders, on the other hand, the walls of the cities become veritable newspaper pages and a new system of communication emerges. The tags are removed from their environment and inserted into a new field of tension. Tags as signs of rebellion are thus robbed of their original intention. The titles of the pictures also refer to the urban space. They are sayings on house walls. The aesthetic preference for old crumbling house fronts is transferred in the pictures, in that overpaintings emerge through washing out and scratching away, and thus hidden things penetrate to the surface again. The written can thus never be completely eliminated and always comes back.

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