Pavement Appreciation


Hopscotch has come to symbolise child’s play. Even children seem to recognise this when they draw dysfunctional little hopscotch squares in the street as if performing some ritual. Advertisers and protesters appropriate the symbolism for their own graffiti. The asphalt is a playground for other games as well – adults like running, hoons like revving. Traces of the games remain long after the players have gone.

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