you are at hauz khas, new delhi.
there is the glitzy glamour of the designer boutiques on the main road… with their brightly lit front glass shopfronts, the slim mannequins that make everything look runway fresh and their dangerous promises to transform an average jane into a kate moss. the halo of consumerism rises and floats around this area, converting even the most inept shopper. but on the other side, hidden in the alleyways, you will find an alternate voice, another expression… in words, colours and designs. i do not know if this was done with permission, if its simply expression or if its rebellion.
two simultaneous expressions of our society… two simultaneous expressions of the same sides of one coin, or are they different? is the graffiti artist a frequent shopper at these designer boutiques? or is this graffiti in the by-lanes the silent rebellion against the popular tune reverberating…
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