When past and future clash in the form of revolution, everything is bound to change. What lasts, however, are revolutionary slogans written on walls, preserving the memory of past activism. Following a social upheaval, in the push towards normalcy, neither the people’s worst fears nor their highest hopes are realized. Something entirely different becomes the new norm. Iván Argote formalizes fleeting sentimentality by erasing revolutionary graffiti and repainting them in Times New Roman.