ART – Graffiti

ART – Graffiti.

 Assignment is due on October 9, 2019 at 4 pm. Late papers will have a 5 points deduction of the grade. Papers that are more than a week late will not be accepted. The length of the paper should be 3 to 4 pages long (double-spaced). Use only reading material and films that have been discussed in class. Cite all your sources in the text. 1. Describe 3 characteristics of the graffiti practice as a form of popular culture.* Illustrate your answer from examples drawn from material read in class and from films. 2. Women graffiti writers experienced sexism both in their everyday life as well as in their practice as writers. What are the strategies used by the writers interviewed by Jessica Nydia Pabon-Colon to fight back these two forms of sexist discrimination? Provide examples from the text and or from films. 3. Jessica Nydia Pabon-Colon interprets the type of feminism displayed by the writers as performative instead of identity oriented. Explain the author’s reasoning and your own views about this matter. *Use John Fiske’ definition of popular culture.

ART – Graffiti