Brown Bag Forum : Vandalism as Ephemeral Art – A Primer on Graffiti Art and Culture

Presenter | Bryan Fisher
Host
Prof. I-Wen Chang
Title | 
Vandalism as Ephemeral Art – A Primer on Graffiti art and Culture
Date
Monday, 30 March 2020
Time| 
12:30~ 13:30

Introduction | This talk will give an overview and brief history of the origins of graffiti culture, from it’s humble beginnings in Philadelphia and the subway boom of New York City to the international phenomenon it has become. Graffiti has been part of global urban culture for decades now. We will explore how it became an aesthetic indicator for street culture around the world, and delve into the adjacent art forms that influenced the styles and ethos of modern graffiti. We will also discuss its current role in modern culture in 2020 and the innovations in the field of vandalism and public personal expression.

Published by tnuaimcci

The International Master of the Arts Program in Cultural and Creative Industries (IMCCI) is a broadly based graduate program intended for students who want to start their journey in the Cultural and Creative Industries. Cultural and Creative Industries encompass a wide range of areas and opens up new possibilities for students to take their own profession or passion into this diverse field. This program is an intensive, collaborative master's course that combines analysis of the arts and cultural sector at international and local level. Our students are encouraged to merge creativity and entrepreneurship with the business know-how to get creative ideas off the ground by having the opportunity to participate in the creation of exhibitions, festivals, films and other activities related to this area.

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