In this striking photograph, I capture a powerful message scrawled on a wall in Buenos Aires, Argentina: "Politics kills." The black and white tones emphasize the stark, unyielding nature of this statement, while the textured surface of the wall adds depth and character to the scene.
The graffiti, a bold and unapologetic declaration, stands as a testament to the passionate and expressive nature of the people of Buenos Aires. Known for its rich history and vibrant culture, the city is a melting pot of artistic expression, and this image perfectly embodies that spirit.
As an artist, I sought to preserve the essence of this compelling message, showcasing the raw emotion and social commentary that lies at the heart of graffiti art. Through my lens, I immortalize this poignant and thought-provoking snapshot of urban life in Buenos Aires, encouraging reflection and discussion about the role of politics in our world.
© Dan Kosmayer, 2011