Guerrilla Artists Turn Revolving Billboard Into Merry-Go-Round

Guerrilla Artists Turn Revolving Billboard Into Merry-Go-Round

Czech creatives reclaim ad space and make it into a public installation.

Liz Walsh
  • 21 december 2011

Three Czech artists have turned a huge billboard into a merry-go-round by hanging swings from the platform as it rotates alongside a highway.

This isn’t the first time that street art has included performance pieces. It’s not just about graffiti, but about how art can reclaim public spaces that serve ordinary, everyday functions.  Street art challenges the visual norm and interrupts the regular flow of information that urban citizens experience.

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