Resistance on the corner

These four images come from the Casal Popular de Gràcia, an occupied building that can be found in Gràcia on the corner ofTorrent de l’Olla and Ros de Olano, one of the major cross-streets of the Vila. According to the blog, it’s been a center of social, cultural and political activity for 15 years. It seems that it has also endured a number of eviction attempts by the city government, adding to its status as a symbol of resistance. Regardless of your opinions on the okupa (squatter) movement, I would recommend passing by this corner any time you visit Gràcia, as the artwork is constantly changing. These shots are from the late summer.