Paper airplane art installation
I really like this paper airplane street art-slash-public installation titled “Avionazo en la Plazuela (Plane Crash in the Square)” by Said Dokins. It’s located in Mexico City’s Plaza del Aguilita, which is next to a squatter camp. Dokins explains:
The gardener of the Eagle`s Plaza are one dimensional plane made of metal and fiberglass. This intervention is a way to make a satirical reflection on the mechanisms of threat and power in which we are engaged, the political farces and scenarios created at the expense of the suffering and disruption of others. You may be asked for some within spheres of power, to destroy people, buildings, communities, as if it were a game, the movement of a chess piece or throw a dart on a cork. The piece is part of a curatorial exercise of Claudia de la Garza, called Habitar: No autorizado (Living: There is authorized). To explore the impact of some art forms in the urban environment by creating certain aesthetic that directly influences our daily life.
View more photos at the artist’s website.