Copenhagen Street Signs

When artists speak out over the council's street sign decisions. Article originally published in a Danish newspaper in 1996.

This is an article that was originally written in Danish by the journalist Allan Mylius Thomsen. It was first published on the 3rd January 1996. We have translated it into English for your enjoyment.

(Original title: Når man skilter med sin uvidenhed)

When you flaunt your ignorance

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