Cement Eclipses book

Oblivious to the casual passer-by, a tribe of small cement figures have been appearing in cities across Europe for the past several years. Left to fend for themselves amongst the chaos of everyday living, they can be found in the most unlikeliest of places. From paddling in gutters to sitting majestically on top of bus shelters, these concrete sculptures are like little magical gifts to the public. A small rip in the matrix of our everyday lives, that only a few lucky people will have both seen and loved, but so many more will have missed. Now, for the first time, we can all empathise with their situations, their leisure time, their waiting for buses and even their more tragic moments such as accidental death, suicide or family funerals. Hidden in plain sight, what really makes these small figures magical is their sympathetic placement, bringing new meaning to the abandoned corners of our urban environment.

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