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Title Graffiti and street art : reading, writing and representing the city / edited by Konstantinos Avramidis and Myrto Tsilimpounidi
Published New York : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Graffiti, street art and the dialects of the city / Jeff Ferrell -- Art or crime or both at the same time? On the ambiguity of images in public space / Alison Young -- Reading between the [plot] lines : framing graffiti as multimodal practice / Samantha Edwards-Vandenhoek -- Interviewing walls : towards a method of reading hybrid surface inscriptions / Sabina Andron -- Graffiti, street art and the democratic city / Kurt Iveson -- Street art is a period, PERIOD : or, classificatory confusion and intermural art / Rafael Schacter -- Expressive measures : an ecology of the public domain / Andrea Mubi Brighenti -- Dead ends and urban insignias : writing graffiti and street art (hi)stories along the UN buffer zone in Nicosia, 2010-2014 / Panos Leventis -- The December 2008 uprising's stencil images in Athens : writing or inventing traces of the future? / Stavros Stavrides -- Repetitive repertoires : how writing about Cairene graffiti has turned into a serial monotony / Mona Abaza -- São Paulo's pixação and street art : representations of or responses to Brazilian modernism? / Alexander Lamazares -- Defensible aesthetics : creative resistance to urban policies in Ottawa / Deborah Landry -- #Instafame : aesthetics, audiences, data / Lachlan MacDowall -- Representations of graffiti and the city in the novel El Francotirador Paciente : readings of the emergent urban body in Madrid / Stephen Luis Vilaseca -- Long live the tag : representing the foundations of graffiti / Gregory J. Snyder
pt. 1. Reading graffiti, street art and the city -- pt. 2. Writing graffiti, street art and the city -- pt. 3. Representing graffiti, street art and the city
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Graffiti -- Political aspects.
Graffiti -- Social aspects.
Sociology, Urban.
Street art -- Political aspects.
Street art -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Avramidis, Konstantinos, editor
Tsilimpounidi, Myrto, editor
ISBN 1315585766 (eBook)
1317125053 (electronic bk.)
9781315585765 (eBook)
9781317125051 (electronic bk.)