THE CITY IS OURS #5: MANHOLE COVERS

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THE CITY IS OURS #5: MANHOLE COVERS


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The 5th issue of "The City Is Ours" focusses on manhole covers, each uniquely designed, revealing stories about civic identity, history, and utility.

This edition showcases their evolution from mere functional objects to forms of artistic expression, featuring everything from ornate covers in Japan to the historical designs of early urban planners.

It delves into how these everyday fixtures have inspired artists, engaged historians, and captivated the curious. Have you ever wondered about the secrets and stories these everyday artefacts might hold?

👀 For more information about this series, check out this page.


THE CITY IS OURS #5: MANHOLE COVERS
Adam Frint, Amir Dotan, Björn Altmann, Eli Zvuluny, Etienne Girardet, Gill Thorpe, Joost Markerink, Nicky Hirst, Timm Ulrichs, Tom Bob, and many more...

Concept/design
SerraGlia

15 x 22 cm
80 pages
80+ images in full color/b&w
English text
Sewn glued binding
300 copies
First Edition 2/2024
ISBN 978-952-65286-1-8

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