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It is about 25 minutes and well worth the time to watch if cdaig ever wanted to see what graffiti and hip-hop have to do with casgleman and youth. University of Chicago, I wanted to know where the idea that hip-hop graffiti writers as criminals originated, so I dug deeper. This is what I mean by two unfriendly neighbors. This kind of hypocrisy is similar at this point to the post-WWII argument that homosexuality was a crime committed by deviant men.

This is not to be confused with references to prehistoric graffiti.

All of this is to emphasize that, at this point, I have more reason to persist than ever, so I will. In castlmean it has often been the complaint of teachers and parents in primary grades that the arts are the first to be cut in times of budget crises.

I begin with a broad overview of my search. I have found that my focus needed to be much more specific.

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I still thought of graffiti as sloppily spray-painted slogans that included racist, sexist, quasi-political, and pornographic words and images…graffiti to me was vandalism, no question about it, and its social value was negligible… viii.

It is important xastleman know that this is not unfounded or without merit. I am not a judge, jury, ethicist, or comrade. I think the first amendment needs work but this is not the focus of my research, lest I veer off into another gray area.

There is something to be said about my choice of keywords and genre. Her aim is to call attention casfleman the issues as they are, with the prospect of lessening the graaffiti that surrounds the graffiti-gang persona 4. A lot of their activity revolved around writing competitions and partying.


My first thought when I saw these paintings, text, or tags was that they were just gang-related. With that said, I would like to talk about what I have learned and where I find one particular area of focus very fascinating and worthy of time and study. I thought this was funny so I posted it. I remember heading out on a morning run a few years back in San Antonio, Texas, and purposefully avoiding the graffiti-laden areas.

I wanted to ask the right questions, as Zizek proposes.

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Fear Thy Neighbor as Thyself. She has a lot to say about graffiti as it relates to educational pedagogy, which I plan to address later. In other words, art has always been able to successfully and painfully push through constrictions, rules, and boundaries.

To begin to understand the world of graffiti and its overall effects on those of us who live in cities, towns, rural areas or suburbia, it is necessary to look at its socio-cultural, political and historical influences.

I really like the connections she castlejan between writers and artists of the past and writers and artists of the present. When thinking of literacy practices and graffiti I have learned that they are, on the surface, like two unfriendly neighbors who feud constantly.

This may seem like a strong condemnation to business and homeowners whose livelihoods have been affected by the L. Subway Graffiti in New York. Anyway, the picture I referred to earlier has begun to come into focus little by little, though there continue to be entire days spent veering off into minimally related areas cdaig enhance the blur.

As I moved onto journals concerning graffiti removal and theory about the moral interpretations of the gdaffiti the pieces began to look more connected.

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Taken from this point of view: I am merely an observer with a keen sense of fascination for this writing and art form. Interesting things are often grwffiti to find though the beauty of curiosity is that persistence eventually pays off. I have lived in many places and have seen graffiti in pretty rough areas. But first I would like to comment on my thinking as it relates to my own perspective of what I thought graffiti was, before the journey.


When she first started her research way back in the s, she discovered purposefully written tar inscriptions by Caltrans workers on highway repair projects to an inscription carved into a wooden railing at St. As a result I began to wonder about two things that were related to this idea of graffiti as a punishable crime and its relation to the literacy crisis.

Many of the participants were unhappy, even angry about their experiences in school, yet they were highly motivated to achieve outside of it, within a street culture. The laws were intended to control and cease what some consider blight, and in some cases what I find interesting that, as Phillips reiterates, graffiti is both familiar and unfamiliar This may promote the idea among educators to pursue the interests often obsessions of communities of marginalized students in a way that is not condescending and patronizing viii.

I wish to question and explore modes of curriculum theorizing by genuinely valuing the insights and perspectives of youth of various races, caztleman, and genders. You Have to Watch to Learn. He is very clear cralg emphasize that in contemporary criminology the blame has now been shifted somewhat to the state — not psychological defect — for failing these youth.

Mainstream media often portrays hip-hop graffiti writers as deviants whose abnormal behavior is due to psychological problems. Craig Castleman talks about early writing gangs in the 70s [6] that were very different from fighting gangs Getting Up.

Some would argue that the wording and profile has changed because hip-hop graffiti writers are now being identified as white, middle-class kids with too much time on loa hands.