‘Thank you for noticing’ sign confuses Brisbane occupants
A peculiar take note spotted by a Brisbane inhabitant what’s more, posted to social media on Sunday has evoked perplexity what’s more, delight from Reddit users.
‘Notice: Thank you for taking note this new notice,’ the sign reads. ‘Your taking note it has been noted, what’s more, will be detailed to the authorities.’
But the odd sign is as a matter of fact a part of the Brisbane Powerhouse at New Farm, what’s more, was raised in 2001 as part of a arrangement of eight ‘road signs as art’.
Artist Richard Tipping, who depicts his work as ‘concrete poetry’, is well-known in Australia for his special critique on Australian signage what’s more, open space.
His controlled street signs are the most well known case of urban commentary, with this one making the point that takes note exist simply to be taken note – indeed in the event that they don’t say anything that is worth the time what’s more, exertion of reading.
Commenters on Reddithave bounced on the bandwagon, recommending more lines that could be included to the strange sign.
‘Failure to take note this sign will result in a $220 fine,’ included one person, while another quipped: ‘If you take note this notice, you’ll take note this take note is not worth noticing.’
Another analyst who saw the sign in situ, wrote: ‘I figure I’m disregarding the numerous signs in our lives – this was perhaps a remark on that extremely thing, given the area at this superb transformation of a utility building to an expressions what’s more, stimulation space.’
There are a few other signs by Tipping scattered around the Brisbane Powerhouse.