‘Racist’ graffiti: text, context and social comment

@article{Lynn2005RacistGT,
  title={‘Racist’ graffiti: text, context and social comment},
  author={N. Lynn and S. Lea},
  journal={Visual Communication},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={39 - 63}
}
The research project, upon which this article is based, conceptualizes the act of graffiti in Bakhtinian terms as a ‘heteroglot’ tangible ‘utterance’: one that is uniquely visual, lexical, and time, place and space specific. The project set out to locate and examine ‘racist’ graffiti; specifically graffiti motivated or prompted by the presence of refugees or ‘asylum seekers’. Despite media reports suggesting that such graffiti was widespread, it proved almost impossible to find. Drawing upon a… Expand

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