Julia Tulke asked herself if crises freed creativity. Then without further ado she drafted a research project, packed her suitcase, and headed for Athens.
Greece was hit particularly hard by the financial crisis that bankrupted the country. The people there are facing high unemployment, far-reaching austerity measures, and most importantly an overwhelming sense of insecurity. Fury and frustration, but also hope inspired many people to reach for the spray paint. And a very special kind of street art has emerged in recent years: the aesthetic of a crisis.
More on Julia’s project and especially more pictures, here: aestheticsofcrisis.org