evolving word bubbles, Hosier Lane

Hosier Lane in downtown Melbourne is always full of tourists.  If you search online for street art in Melbourne, you will certainly find Hosier Lane.  Like a lot of popular graffiti places, there is some good street art and there is some junk.  I have been to Hosier Lane a few times now and what is interesting is how frequently things change in the alley.  New paintings, or new little things are always popping up.

below: I took this picture, and the next one, the first time that I was in Hosier Lane.

graffiti on wall, words that say I have no idea what any of this shit on the walls say? Nice colours though

below:  The thought bubble in the foreground was a much more popular place to pose.

Lots of graffiti on the wall of Hosier Lane, windows with metal bars over them, a man poses in front of words that say "Maybe if I pose for a picture in front of this wall it will help to hide the fact that my life is a lie"

Lots of graffiti on the wall of Hosier Lane, windows with metal bars over them, a woman poses in front of words that say "Maybe if I pose for a picture in front of this wall it will help to hide the fact that my life is a lie" while a man takes her picture with a smartphone camera

Lots of graffiti on the wall of Hosier Lane, windows with metal bars over them, a woman poses in front of words that say "Maybe if I pose for a picture in front of this wall it will help to hide the fact that my life is a lie"

below: On a subsequent visit to the lane, the instructions became a bit more explicit.
I love the sneering pink face beside the sign!

Lots of graffiti on the wall of Hosier Lane, windows with metal bars over them, including words that say "Maybe if I pose for a picture in front of this wall it will help to hide the fact that my life is a lie" Under those words, a large square section of the wall has been painted white and more words added: "Pose for shitty tourist photo here" with a black arrow pointing the place where you should stand.

below: The third time I saw this wall, a life size man had been added.
Take your picture with a stranger!

Two women with cameras stand in front of lots of graffiti on the wall of Hosier Lane, windows with metal bars over them, including words that say "Maybe if I pose for a picture in front of this wall it will help to hide the fact that my life is a lie" Under those words, a large square section of the wall has been painted white and more words added: "Pose for shitty tourist photo here" with a black arrow pointing the place where you should stand. A life size wheatpaste picture of a man is now beside the words, where the arrow is.

below: The other word bubble had also been added to.

An Asian woman poses in front of a wall of graffiti. On the wall in large red letters are the words 'look at me'

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