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ALICE EDY

‘LET ME IN’

Alice Edy was comissioned by Play (and sourced by Kalashnikov Gallery) to use public art to help revitalise previously uninviting, drab and dirty wallscapes into inspiring outdoor art galleries for the public to enjoy.

ALICE EDY

‘LET ME IN’

Alice Edy was comissioned by Play (and sourced by Kalashnikov Gallery) to use public art to help revitalise previously uninviting, drab and dirty wallscapes into inspiring outdoor art galleries for the public to enjoy.

THE STORY

The Password Project was painted below the Nelson Mandela Bridge, on the wall opposite Play’s 62 Juta street in 2017, and  is a collection taken from the top 1000 most common online passwords (from Facebook, to LinkdIn, to Gmail –   ‘letmein’ is the 11th most common online password)

 

Alics says, “‘Let-me-in’ are the words that keep us safe; the language that we use to protect ourselves, and to keep other people at a distance. The bridge, as a primary artery into central Johannesburg is a site of continual human flow. The project raises questions of access control, asking people to consider how historically, and still today, language has been used as a tool in the regulation of human movement. There is also something semi-mystic about the words that hold this kind of power; a contemporary incarnation of the “Open Sesame” myth.

THE STORY

The Password Project was painted below the Nelson Mandela Bridge, on the wall opposite Play’s 62 Juta street in 2017, and  is a collection taken from the top 1000 most common online passwords (from Facebook, to LinkdIn, to Gmail –   ‘letmein’ is the 11th most common online password)

 

Alics says, “‘Let-me-in’ are the words that keep us safe; the language that we use to protect ourselves, and to keep other people at a distance. The bridge, as a primary artery into central Johannesburg is a site of continual human flow. The project raises questions of access control, asking people to consider how historically, and still today, language has been used as a tool in the regulation of human movement. There is also something semi-mystic about the words that hold this kind of power; a contemporary incarnation of the “Open Sesame” myth.

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