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SA4QE - The Slickman A4 Quotation Event | russellhoban.org
"Every 4th February (Russell's birthday), readers around the world write their favourite quotations from his books on sheets of yellow A4 paper (the sort he used) and leave them in public places."
writing  graffiti  via:jodi 
16 days ago by kevan
The Graffiti Code Breaker | DiscoverMagazine.com
"To keep tabs on new members looking to make a name for themselves, officers can manually annotate images in GARI to document taggers’ names. From there, linking real names to aliases and seeing where else the names show up can indicate where particular gang members operate or live."
graffiti  crime  police  technology  gps 
22 days ago by kevan
BBC News - What do those squiggles on the pavement actually mean?
"A growing hue in the pavement-marking business is green, the colour of cable communications, which includes town and city CCTV networks and cable television lines."
secrets  underground  graffiti  via:sarah 
february 2014 by kevan
Deutsche Bahn Gets Drone to Stop Train Graffiti in Germany - SPIEGEL ONLINE
"The new drone, outfitted with an infrared camera and the company's red and white logo, will use GPS to document the times and places where vandals are observed, making it easier to prosecute offenders."
surveillance  graffiti  via:blech 
may 2013 by kevan
Customised City | ICON MAGAZINE ONLINE
"One advantage of working outside of the traditional graffiti media is that cops aren’t really looking for guys attaching grids of foam board to giant TVs."
graffiti  cities  technology  art  via:anne 
january 2009 by kevan
Jung von Matt/next - nextwall
"Equipped with the appropriate technology, DAIM sprays graffiti into empty space. In a large hall, three cameras using Motion Capturing record DAIM's position and the movements he executes with a virtual spray can."
graffiti  technology  simulation  art 
january 2008 by kevan
graffiti archaeology
"A project devoted to the study of graffiti-covered walls as they change over time. The core of the project is a timelapse collage, made of photos of graffiti taken at the same location by many different photographers over a span of several years."
graffiti  history 
september 2007 by kevan
The Visual Dictionary - a visual exploration of words in the real world.
"The Visual Dictionary is a collection of words in the real world. Photographs of signage, graffiti, advertising, tattoos, you name it, we're trying to catalogue it."
language  photos  graffiti  signs 
november 2006 by kevan
CNN.com - Street gangs get Web-savvy
"Chicago police recently arrested a teenager accused of spraying his gang nickname on a church by tracing the moniker to his Myspace.com account. His online profile included his address, photo and real name."
web  crime  police  surveillance  graffiti  weblogs  via:wmmna 
july 2006 by kevan
Social Design Notes: Guerilla Wayfinding
"In midtown they have [kiosks] at street level with [maps]. But this seems like overkill for mostly mixed and residential neighborhoods. So how hard would it be for the MTA to paint a little direction indicator on the pavement near each subway exit?"
design  maps  graffiti  via:foe 
april 2006 by kevan
Guardian Unlimited Arts | Arts features | The writing on the wall
"Melbourne is the proud capital of street painting with stencils. [...] Preparations for the Commonwealth games brought a tidal wave of grey paint, obliterating years of unique and vibrant culture overnight."
graffiti  australia  paint  politics 
march 2006 by kevan
Graffiti from Pompeii
"O walls, you have held up so much tedious graffiti that I am amazed that you have not already collapsed in ruin."
graffiti  history 
january 2006 by kevan
Wired News: Sony Draws Ire With PSP Graffiti
"When asked about the criticism, Smith countered that art is subjective and that both the content and the medium dovetailed with Sony's belief that the PSP is a 'disrupter product' that [... etc]."
advertising  graffiti  cheating  camrad 
january 2006 by kevan
Moss Graffiti
How to make living spraypaint. "To begin the recipe, first of all gather together several clumps of moss [...] and crumble them into a blender. Then add the beer and sugar and blend just long enough to create a smooth, creamy consistency."
plants  graffiti  drinks  via:holly 
july 2005 by kevan
San Francisco Chronicle: Vandalism or Art?
"Graffiti writers are fond of comparing their own bids for attention to those of advertisers, who can command acres of billboard space or swallow up entire buses with their pitches."
graffiti  advertising 
march 2005 by kevan
The Morning News - Fleeting
Graffiti overpainting as found art. Blocky urban camouflage. "Rarely is the paint a match for the building itself, nor are subsequent coats a match for prior ones."
paint  art  graffiti 
february 2005 by kevan
Alt Terrain -- Alternative Marketing Agency
Varyingly elegant and queasy bits of guerilla marketing. Legal graffiti and "rip-away" poster pads.
advertising  graffiti  paper 
november 2004 by kevan
vkn: Un ar reizi nāks tas brīdis
Animated graffiti - a walking figure split into video frames, spraypainted here and there, and brought back together.
art  graffiti  videos 
november 2004 by kevan
The Morning News - Paper Faces, Paper Cities
Magnificent paper graffiti. "[Recycled newsprint] is extremely thin and is one of my favorite papers to use because of the way it decays. It yellows. It cracks. It has this whole life cycle that I really like."
art  graffiti  paper 
september 2004 by kevan
Digit
"[Visitors] could write on the walls with a custom made 'virtual spray can', the movements tracked via ultrasound. The movements were back projected onto glass panels, creating a virtual graffiti wall and the sensation of writing in 'light'."
graffiti  light  sound  technology 
september 2004 by kevan
Symbollix
Gallery of the graffiti-through-cleaning advertising thing, including some nice flyposter mutilation. It's still graffiti, though.
advertising  cities  graffiti  paper  photos  pollution 
september 2004 by kevan
Tableaux de maitres en carrieres par Morthicia
Classic artwork reproduced as graffiti in Parisian underpasses.
art  france  graffiti 
september 2004 by kevan
Independent : Moose, public-spirited graffiti artist, cleans up
Inverse graffiti - scrubbing urban concrete clean with a stencil. But advertisers are lazily attempting to circumvent fly-posting laws with it.
advertising  art  cheating  graffiti  litter 
june 2004 by kevan

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