GALLERY: Estonian Street Art

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    (Kaisa Kaer)

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    "Jack was here. Don't be stupid, Jack" (Kaisa Kaer)

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    (Kaisa Kaer)

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    "Proud and marvelous to be a (non-) Estonian, too?" A reference to a popular patriotic song from the Singing Revolution. (Kaisa Kaer)

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    "Play ball, not stupid" (Kaisa Kaer)

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    "Tallinn 2012" - a reference to the fact that Tallinn was the European capital of culture the year before. (Kaisa Kaer)

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    (Kaisa Kaer)

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    Gripp means flu in Estonian. (Kaisa Kaer)

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    (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Message in at eye level" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Private light. Only use with written permission from an Estonian citizen" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Warm sea is available soon in everywhere" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Happiness, just around the corner" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Life is a flower, just add water" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Welcome to the police state" (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Sacked" - an unemployed Andrus Ansip (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Return home talented people" - Anna-Maria Galojan, former politician convicted for embezzlement, but fled to London (Piret Voolaid)

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    "Breathe out" (Piret Voolaid)

7/10/2014 1:59 PM
Category: Culture

ERR News sent our Kaisa Kaer to snap up Estonian graffiti, with a few photos from folklorist Piret Voolaid, the founder of a database of street art in Estonia.

A study of proverbs led to the creation of the database recently, of Estonian graffiti with more than 600 entries of various messages, puns and jabs at politicians in public space, with the majority coming from the unofficial Estonian graffiti capital - Tartu.

For more information about the database and street art in Estonia, click here.


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