Reaching Out to the Authorities

Reaching Out to the Authorities

Street artists of Yekaterinburg painted caricatures of the local authorized persons responsible for the state of roads. Pits and bumps became the parts of the images. The caricatures are accompanied by quotes of the authorities promising that the streets of the city are going to look well soon…

Reaching Out to the Authorities

“Roads reconstruction is our main goal!”

Reaching Out to the Authorities

“Pothole repair is going to be finished by April, 2012”

Reaching Out to the Authorities

The action was widely covered in mass media, the news got thousands of views in the internet…

And it did work! Utility providers erased the images, asphalted the pits though in a perfunctory manner…

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Erasing the portrait of the city governor.

Reaching Out to the Authorities

“Painting is not repairing!” – the final message was heard by the public utilities…

Reaching Out to the Authorities

Reaching Out to the Authorities

Location: Yekaterinburg

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