Nationale Plakat kunst

Only fools repeat fools

“I, having been elected a Member of Parliament do swear by … (solemnly affirm) that I will bear true faith and allegiance to Trinidad and Tobago, I will uphold the Constitution and the law, and will conscientiously and impartially discharge the responsibilities to the people ofTrinidad and Tobago upon which I am about to enter.”

The stencil of the man with his hand raised is the Prime Minster of Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago, a democratic and Independent state will send its citizens to vote in general elections, November, 2007.

The graffiti artist responsible for this work has included the swastika from Sanskrit which is an equilateral cross with its arms that form at right angle. The symbol was part of the Flag of the National Socialist German Workers Party from 1920-1945. Top; a stenciled image of a politician on a wall in Port of Spain, Trinidad. Below; Detail of the work. This and other types of graffiti are popping up around Port of Spain in the efforts to encourage people to think before electing for electing sake.

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