12 January 2010

Bollards To You Sir!


Blurbanism ∕ Objects

Normally this kind of thing would be called a doubly redundant system, would it not? Only here, the entire ensemble is redundant. What remains is art, clearly. No one thinking seriously about ram-raiding the Aedes Pfefferberg tonight is going to be particularly worried by the two surrogate bollards standing in for their absent yellow counterparts, which seem to have gone AWOL.

Colleague Andreas (who took the photo), Florian and myself watched on amused as a security guy scurried out of his hut, removed the two central posts, and ushered a large white Transit van into the goods yard. Colleague Andreas then transposed the already ridiculous situation into high parody, by insisting that the posts were repositioned for the above picture.