Luminous Micro Toilets Against Public Urination

The Spanish street art collective Luzinterruptus has made an installation that should prevent people from using the streets as a toilet. Eighty urine containers were filled with yellow liquid and led lights and attached to walls, posts and trees at Plaza de San Ildefonso in downtown Madrid. The objects are meant to illuminate the streets during the night and make a statement against using the street as a toilet according to Unurth.

The artists explain that “people urinate anywhere in the streets without any embarrassment. They just walk along, turn round, zip down and, even in crowded places, seen by passers-by, let go”. Their public toilet intervention, although illegal itself, sheds a comical light on this dirty problem. It’s unclear whether men with urgent need for toilet can actually use these micro urinals…

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