Right: The typographic contours of
concrete are home to the residue of
skateboarders. The marks they
leave behind are the traces
of adaption, the unobservable
aesthetics lost within the fragments of
disused pools, parking lots, canyons, storm
dams, blocks, rails, and stairs.
The stains become the undetectable
illustration of skateboarding’s legacy,
where architecture becomes a playground
and where cultural markings thrives.
Reflecting on the participatory practises,
visual heritage, and the ethnography of
space, this work focus on the collaborative
human experience of the skateboarder
with the materiality of the
playground, from the visible
to the unseen.
How can documentary as method
enhance the richness of practise research, creating new knowledge?
What knowledge can be generated and communicated through the approaches of documentary as method?