Captivated by the intensity and richness of the textured walls of Vidin, Jonah grew to appreciate and question the markings he saw around him. As a result of the fall of the Soviet Union, Vidin was struck by deep economic crisis. At the same time, the intense punishments for graffiti and self expression under Soviet rule were lifted. This allowed many to express themselves, their joys and struggles on the walls of Vidin. Jonah began to see these wall markings as a unique history. Much like cave paintings, these drawings and age spots are able to capture the individual relationships that this space has had with its people and environment.