Throughout the paper the author finds it incredibly important to set the stage for the audience and provide them with proper graffiti culture terminology, explanations of the styles and common motivations of graffiti, along with how the public and government typically respond to graffiti. The author seeks to share further understanding with the audience through sharing the trends of location of graffiti, the "hiddert art" aspect of graffiti creation, the impact of legal walls and spaces in graffiti culture, how social media impacts graffiti, and ultimately how citizens can begin to recognize graffiti writers as artists. This submission challenges the audience to explore the places that they live and begin to ask questions about how the community views its local graffiti writers. After reading through this work, the audience should gain perspective of graffiti writers and have an increased appreciation for the work that they create and display for the community.
"Graffiti as art: Shedding Light on the Artistic Value of Graffiti in Minneapolis,"
Augsburg Honors Review: Vol. 8
, Article 15.
Available at: https://idun.augsburg.edu/honors_review/vol8/iss1/15