Samples of found type captured and contained in the imagesurgery global scrapbook. Fragments of vernacular typography, dilapidated signage and street art that reflect the constant state of change within urban spaces.
Today’s public spaces are cluttered with signs that direct, order and instruct, in direct competition with illegal street art and guerrilla marketing making a grab for our attention. The flourishing graffiti culture is an inevitable reaction to the increasing homogeneity of the urban landscape; a disaffection with generic corporate uniformity. From this chaos emerges a rich muddled visual soup containing fragments of accidental beauty.