NEW YORK SIGNPOSTS

A short walk around New York reveals the contrast, and the crossover, between the city’s signposts and its graffiti. The optimism and creativity of the signs enliven some of New York’s most run down areas. These photographs tell their story (or some of it, at least).

Wooster Street, NYC

Brooklyn, near Atlantic Avenue, NYC

Staten Island Ferry terminal, NYC

Bleeker Street subway station, NYC

Down under Manhatten Bridge overpass, Brookyln, NYC

Down under Manhatten Bridge overpass, Brooklyn, NYC

Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

Botanica cocktail bar mural, Conover Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn, NYC

All photographs © Jessica Edwards, 2010

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About jsaedwards

Jessica Edwards is a young director and recent graduate of Oxford University. She works with new theatre company Flipping the Bird (go and see www.flippingthebird.co.uk). She is also a playwright, blogger and graphic designer.
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