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Reclaiming the City: Street Art of the Revolution

Heba Salem and Kantaro Taira

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Draws on the concepts of striated and smooth space in Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari's A Thousand Plateaus to translate the politics of street art of the revolution as “a performance and product ... More


5: “FOR MORE THAN PROFIT”: graffiti, street art, and the gentrification of detroit

John Lennon

in Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 5 begins at the moment of gentrification in Detroit and articulates ways that graffiti and street art are radically changing the former car-making capital of the world as it recovers from its ... More


2: The Messy Politics of Conflict Graffiti: Desire, Graffiti, and Assembling a Revolution

John Lennon

in Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 2 examines political desire as articulated and interpreted through graffiti in Egypt during the revolutionary days of 2011 when millions of protesters took to the streets demanding the ... More


Artist-researcher collaborations in Co-Creation: redesigning favela tourism around graffiti

Leandro ‘Tick’ Rodrigues and Christina Horvath

in Co-Creation in Theory and Practice: Exploring Creativity in the Global North and South

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781447353959
eISBN:
9781447353973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353959.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores artist-researcher collaborations in Co-Creation projects through a case study based in Tabajaras & Cabritos, a favela located in Rio de Janeiro’s South Zone that underwent ... More


Painting on Walls: Street Art without Copyright?

Marta Iljadica

in Creativity without Law: Challenging the Assumptions of Intellectual Property

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479841936
eISBN:
9781479822980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841936.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Although graffiti images are copyright eligible in the abstract, the inherently illicit act of spray painting private property without permission complicates efforts to rely on formal law. Marta ... More


Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

John Lennon

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Graffiti are part of the architecture of a conflict itself—ephemeral artifacts allowing insight into how protest movements react to their built environments. As a conflict rages, graffiti appear in ... More


All Hail the King of Kowloon! Mediating Malleable Materiality

Helena Y.W. Wu

in The Hangover after the Handover: Things, Places and Cultural Icons in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621952
eISBN:
9781800341661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621952.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In Chapter 3, Tsang Tsou-choi—named “one of the oldest graffiti artists in the world” by the 50th Venice Biennale in 2003—comes into the picture. As a self-proclaimed “king” since the 1950s, Tsang ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


An Introduction to Conflict Graffiti

John Lennon

in Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Using the uprisings that emerged in the aftermath of Michael Brown's murder in Ferguson, Missouri, this chapter introduces and explores the term "graffiti waves" by defining graffiti, conflict, and ... More


CONCLUSION: NEW WAVES: early impressions of covid-19 graffiti

John Lennon

in Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The conclusion contextualizes the initial wave of COVID-19 graffiti in the spring and summer of 2020. Despite a pandemic that—at the time of writing—has infected more than 100 million and killed ... More


‘The people awoke awake’: observations from Beirut’s walls in the 17 October moment

Arek Dakessian, Célia Hassani, and Sarah Shmaitilly

in Arts, Culture and Community Development

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781447340508
eISBN:
9781447355113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340508.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

In this chapter we reflect on street art in Beirut during the October 17 revolutionary moment, when a decades-long accumulation of social, political and economic ills culminated in unprecedented and ... More


Political Palimpsests: Posters, Murals, and the Ephemeral Practice of Urban Politics

Camilo D. Trumper

in Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 turns to ephemeral forms of public art, including posters, murals, and graffiti. This chapter occupies is at the very heart of the book. Connecting urban and visual studies with political ... More


4: FRAMING HURRICANE KATRINA: Graffiti And The “New” New Orleans

John Lennon

in Conflict Graffiti: From Revolution to Gentrification

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226815664
eISBN:
9780226815671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226815671.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

Chapter 4 explores the concept of conflict graffiti during a so-called natural disaster that is also inherently a sociopolitical conflict. When Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans, ... More


The Repurposed City of Johannesburg

Quill R Kukla

in City Living: How Urban Spaces and Urban Dwellers Make One Another

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190855369
eISBN:
9780190855390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855369.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the landscape of Johannesburg, taken as a city that shapes the agency of its inhabitants, and it show hows, conversely, the residents of Johannesburg have remade spaces in their ... More


Revolutionary Graffiti and Cairene Women: Performing Agency through Gaze Aversion

Soumia Bardhan and Karen A. Foss

in Women Rising: In and Beyond the Arab Spring

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479846641
eISBN:
9781479856961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479846641.003.0030
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Through an unparalleled explosion of street art and graffiti campaigns during and after the January 25, 2011, revolution, many public spaces in Cairo, Egypt, became symbols of people’s revolt against ... More


Placemaking

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on an eclectic selection of site-specific projects from the past two decades that feature adaptations of “The Great Wave” whose realization is inextricably entwined with ... More


Intervention: street art, faith and cultural engagement

Mohammed Ali

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the personal reflections of painter Mohammed Ali on his experience as a creative producer and in his intermediary role as the founder of Soul City Arts, a cultural organisation ... More


Excavating the Anarchive: An Archeology of the Corpus

Lia Brozgal

in Absent the Archive: Cultural Traces of a Massacre in Paris, 17 October 1961

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622386
eISBN:
9781800341289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622386.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 1 forms the essential foundation of the book, insofar as it names, describes, and thematises the contents of the anarchive—the cultural productions that have represented, directly or ... More


Imagined Museums: Art and Modernity in Postcolonial Morocco

Katarzyna Pieprzak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665181
eISBN:
9781452946269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665181.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This book examines the intertwined politics surrounding art and modernization in Morocco from 1912 to the present by considering the structure of the museum not only as a modern institution but also ... More


The Repurposed City of Berlin

Quill R Kukla

in City Living: How Urban Spaces and Urban Dwellers Make One Another

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190855369
eISBN:
9780190855390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190855369.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the landscape of Berlin, taken as a city that shapes the agency of its inhabitants, and shows how, conversely, the residents of Berlin have remade spaces in their city to suit ... More


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