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Graffiti War: Art vs. Vandalism. Denver Vo Kom Vang. Anecdote. Luther Burbank Graffiti Incident (LBGI) Many were angry, and many were angry it was gone. Anger had brought up two unanswered questions: is graffiti art or vandalism?. Overview. Graffiti is Art: - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Graffiti War: Art vs. Vandalism</p> <p>Graffiti War: Art vs. VandalismDenver VoKom Vang1</p> <p>AnecdoteLuther Burbank Graffiti Incident (LBGI)Many were angry, and many were angry it was gone.Anger had brought up two unanswered questions: is graffiti art or vandalism?</p> <p>OverviewGraffiti is Art:Knowledge Issue: Sense of PerceptionLinking question: ArtLinking question: History</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionLinking question: Language</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicLinking question: Ethics</p> <p>ConclusionDiscussionCitation</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: PerceptionHow is our perception a reliable way of identifying Graffiti?</p> <p>What we see contributes to how we react.</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: PerceptionShepard Fairey Famous and recognized artist arrestedby Boston Detective Bill Kelley</p> <p>ClaimsGraffiti is a valid form of art (Graffiti writers, ICA)Graffiti are scribbled words on the side of trash (Detectives, supportive officers, Graffiti buffers)</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: PerceptionClaim: Graffiti is a valid form of art</p> <p>Shepard Fairey was undoubtfully recognizable by the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: PerceptionClaim: Graffiti are scribbled words on the side of trash (vandalism).Damaging propertyTired of cleaningCost moneys for removal</p> <p>Graffiti-gone.com</p> <p>Linking Question: ArtTo what extent can graffiti and art be in comparison?</p> <p>What is art?the use of painting, drawing, sculpture etc to represent things or express ideas.</p> <p>what is graffiti?The use of images or lettering scratched, spray-painted on a surface</p> <p>HoweverNot all graffiti is art.Not all art is graffiti.</p> <p>Linking Question: HistoryWhat did Pompeii perceives Graffiti as?</p> <p>Historically, Pompeii accepts graffiti.</p> <p>Origin 71 A.D. ItalyGraffiti is common by Roman cultureHelps appeal to emotion</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: PerceptionHow is our perception a reliable way of identifying Graffiti?</p> <p>Our perception are opinion-based by instinct in accordance to our liking.</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionHow does Graffiti reflects on the community?</p> <p>Sights within secure and insecure images, relatively, affects our emotions toward it.</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionThierry FurgerBuffed Painter who had mixed feelingstoward graffiti: graffiti and tag</p> <p>Claims:Graffiti are waves of creativity to public inspirations (Graffiti artists, art supporters, drawn observers)Graffiti and gangs: the mess makes them unsafe (Police witness, observers)</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionClaim: Graffiti are waves of creativity to public inspirations</p> <p>Gathers inspiration for creative ideasAdds life to dull buildings</p> <p>Photo imaging Studio</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionClaim: Graffiti is associated with gangs</p> <p>Gang graffiti is used by gangsters to communicate or to identify themselves.We fear of being attacked by gangsInsecure contributes to our hate, labeled vandalism</p> <p>They feel insecure. It makes people feel unsafe, that they've been violated. -Montes</p> <p>Linking Question: LanguageHow does the diction of Graffiti influences ones emotions?</p> <p>language is an instrument or form of powerGraffiti uses text in a form of power</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: EmotionHow does Graffiti reflects on the community?</p> <p>Our emotions either plays a part in deciding between different ideas: Art and Vandalism by love or by hate.</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicWhy is Graffiti considered illegal?</p> <p>Majority of the area rules Graffiti illegal</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicGov. SchwarzeneggerSigned Graffiti Vandalism Legislature</p> <p>Claims:Graffiti deserves to be a form of free expression (Designers, Artists, Gangs, Marc Ecko)Graffito are unwanted to publicity (Government, observers, workers)</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicClaim: Graffiti deserves to be a form of free expression</p> <p>Mark Ecko used the First Amendment to argue in favor of free expressionism.</p> <p>[They] tried to censor my first amendment rights and those of these great artists by attempting to dictate how we express ourselves.</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicClaim: Graffito are unwanted to publicity</p> <p>By cleaning up graffiti and holding offenders accountable for their actions, this legislation will make our streets and neighborhoods a safer and cleaner place to live. -Gov. Schwarzenegger</p> <p>Linking Question: EthicsTo what extent does John Lockes Theory of Property and Natural Law plays in with Graffiti?</p> <p>John Locke was a philosophers of the late 17th and 18th century.Natural Law- everyone born as a free man.Theory of Property private property is absolutely essential for liberty: every Man has aPropertyin his ownPerson. John Locke</p> <p>Knowledge Issue: LogicWhy is Graffiti considered illegal?</p> <p>Reasons convinces the outcome of the Graffiti case. John Locke ideals were not appealing to audiences. Government favors majority who dislikes Graffiti. Minority, art scene, loses to majority by reasons.</p> <p>ConclusionGraffiti are either as well as neither art or vandalism by beholders own personal view, emotion, and logic.</p> <p>DiscussionsWhat position do you take on the Graffiti debate? Include your views, emotion, or reasons for why.</p> <p>Citation</p> <p>Contributor, Staff. 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