Lacerated Cone, from series Pylons on Parade 

Celine Browning

These altered traffic pylons are part deconstructed symbols, part absurd monuments. Using the language of shared public space, they wryly alert us to our surroundings. What are we seeing, and what goes unnoticed? At the core of these cones is the desire to interrogate the symbols that pervade and control the way we experience public space. In what ways are these symbols permeable and permutable, and how does altering the object change the meaning of the symbol?

KEYWORDS: traffic cones, pylons, expose intervene occupy, Augmented Reality, public space