Cities on Instagram: #people walking past walls

Credits: @lost.in.ldn

Amanda Taylor, a London-based English teacher, is behind the hashtag #peoplewalkingpastwalls. Since she started it five years ago, more than 90,000 photos of strangers walking city streets have been shared by Instagrammers across the world.

“Aesthetically, there’s something really appealing about combining a wall, whether it be plain, colourful, covered in street art or a strong architectural structure, with a person in the foreground with a good stride.”

Larson, Naomi, “Side effect: why people walking past walls is an Instagram hit” The Guardian, available at: 

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/jul/06/side-effect-why-people-walking-past-walls-is-an-instagram-hit


Violeta Rodríguez Becerril

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