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*** Belfast Mural ***

By cats_123  
I like the contrast between the veiled threat of the mural, the security fencing and the butterfly in the window....the shadows were a bonus

Thanks for looking

Tags: Photo journalism Force Ulster Volunteer Belfast Mural

Voters: clicknimagine, barbarahirst, Ray42 and 6 more

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barbarahirst 11 27 12 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2010 8:58AM
A sad image ....

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Ray42 11 3 England
19 Aug 2010 9:04AM

Quote:A sad image ....

I agree
Andrew_Hurley 13 71 73 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2010 1:31PM
I've been fortunate enough to photograph some of the Belafast murals recently. The Council are planning to whitewash them all as they remind people of the troubled past and they want to forget them and move on to (hopefully) happier and less troubled times. Are they trying to erase History by doing that, it's like demolishing Auschwitz or Birkenau? An interesting subject. I love them, they are works of art that send out a powerful message (even if you don't necessarily agree with that message!)

mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2100 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 1:41PM
It's the contrast between the menace and the domesticity - that house could be next door to us, not the rest... I'm glad you've kept this simple, straight, factual.

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