Geneva’s alternative neighborhood, Grottes, is full of character and has a rich history. Yesterday, F and I were in the area and noticed a series of simple murals that gave us some insight into what the neighborhood used to be like. Here are two of them:
If you visit the Agorama project’s website, you’ll find a demographic breakdown of the neighborhood (quartierama), more memories of what Grottes was once like (mémorama) and ideas on how to make it better (idéorama).
In ancient Greek, the agora (άγορά) designated the gathering place.
Of the Greek (όραμα) horāma, or vision. The suffix of words tied to sight, to the fact of seeing.