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Graffiti always remains topical and plays an important role within the debate of ownership. Anonymous creators see tagging as an expression of public ownership. For many, often local, makers, public space is a part of the street that is sold to the highest bidder. They often feel like guests in an environment where they should feel at home.

Graffiti has never been more accepted by society; tagging, on the other hand, has a serious image problem. It is considered vandalism, and it experiments with the concept of ownership in public spaces. Are we pre-programmed not to like tagging, or is it an activity that has little or no aesthetic value? Behind each tag is a story, a person with his or her own motivation for doing so. Tagging reminds everyone that in today’s visual culture in a democracy, there will always be a way to challenge the status quo, seek notoriety or just anonymously make a public mark. This publication is a love letter to the anonymous maker who tends to appropriate public space.