Poetry on estate agents boards
From this brilliant article by Ariane Sherine.
Basically, turns out there's a guy in Kentish Town (near where I grew up in London)...
and he puts his poetry up on estate agents boards outside his house.
It's lovely, and Sacred and Profane.
Poetry (sacred) plus Estate Agents (profane)
Art (sacred) plus Advertising (profane)
Sacred and Profane is a theory that art is more powerful when two ideas from the worlds of the Sacred and the Profane are combined.
So this is it.
My very last list of Sacred and Profane.
And I've ended up with loads more Profanes than Sacreds.
I can't even put them in a nice table box, so here they are as a scrappy list.
I'm still plucking up the courage to make a video next week when I randomly draw five sacreds and put them with five profanes.
I'll put everything into the Hat of Art. I don't know if I'll commit to the combinations as they come out (like some kind of football team draw), or if I can get a bit of a switcheroo to jig them around once all ten words are out. I'll do both.
I've got to make the video now.
Do you have any Sacreds I've missed?!? Comments below
The (now complete) big fat list of Sacred and Profanes is here
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