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Shake Well Midden: An archaeology of contemporary graffiti production in Perth, Western Australia

Frederick, Ursula

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Following on from the inroads archaeologists have made into the study of graffiti, this project set out to examine graffiti production through the lens of its associated material culture. A graffiti midden comprising the detritus of mark-making paraphernalia and other contemporary residues was recorded. The study reveals that aerosol painting was the dominant technique employed in the production of graffiti. One component of the assemblage-the aerosol can-was selected as a focus for detailed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74498
Source: Australian Archaeology

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