Teacher Resources: Think Responsibly about Graffiti

Working on my final project for my curriculum class and stumbled upon this gem.  The article Graffiti Vandalism Linked to Urban Decay intrigues me.  If you read it, drop a line.  Or on any of these resources for that matter! The purpose of their site is to present safety issues of concern to the City of Calgary […]

Illegal Art Practices: Transformation of Thoughts

These past few weeks, I have been able to watch several graffiti films on youtube.  These films would include: Exit through the Gift shop, Graffiti Wars and Alter Ego.  Each video raises questions concerning graffiti and art in various ways.  After watching the videos, I knew that these films would be great conversation starters for […]

A Remix Manifesto: Culture Jamming Graffiti

In an earlier post “Legal Expression”, a reader who went by the alias “Anon” stated that there is a certain type of graffiti that elicits similar thoughts that fine art does. (Anon, 2012). There usually is a higher amount of engagement required from the viewer before arriving to the idea illustrated.  This type of graffiti is not beating […]