xhiller | Friday, der 3. January 2014
xhiller on the Kreuzberg beat – picking up some digital graffiti time on the banks of the Landwehr Channel. Near the Ankerklause a big, big marque „You’ll Never Be Happy Until You Try“ with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sprayed onto a cleanly painted white wall. Black and white – with just their hearts in living red. The stand-out icons with a pounding pulse dancing for us on a cold winter day.
Fred and Ginger we know, but who are the graffiti artists? Looks like a male/female spraying team going by the tag 2 Spread. Two artists spreading the word:
And if you look very closely on the gray wall mirroring it, you’ll see a fluorescent green speck next to the window shuttered in white. This is what the bright green speck is:
Banana, banana! A nice paste up by an artist Killmore Mammoths. All in a day’s walk in Kreuzberg.
And finally, on the wall next to the Ginger Fred message another word graffiti: Heute war damals Zukunft (Today was once the Future). Isn’t that the truth – so – as another saying goes: Carpe diem!