flyposting in Bogota
flyposting, Bogota

Flyposting, Bogota

I presume flyposting is legal in certain areas and on certain buildings of the Colombian capital. Or, at least, legally tolerated. I’ve seen quite a few hangers, armed with just a bucket, brush and a bike, working anonymously on the busiest streets during the busiest hours.

I ran into one today who was hanging posters for the upcoming El Espejo Film Festival. I liked its upside down world design feature –it’s not visible from this snap, my apologies– and asked the girl with a bag full of them if I could have one. Her answer was a firm no.

“We want people to know about the festival,” she said.

El Espejo Film Festival poster Bogota

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For the record, the lead photo, which serves as today’s Pic du Jour, the blog’s 559th straight, was snapped in Bogota, Colombia, on 25 July 2015.

 

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