Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Study: Rich kids on Instagram are killing traditional graffiti

Street art is the worst. Don’t argue with me. I thought the days of painting cheesy anti-establishment statements or tired pseudonyms were long gone. But apparently it has found a new home: Instagram. At the recent British Sociological Association conference, Nicola Harding of Manchester Metropolitan University spoke about her research on how social media apps like Instagram are killing the traditional graffiti writer, and giving birth to a new one. Graffiti has always been about more than the ‘art’, it’s about creating an image and reaching sub-culture fame. That’s why graffiti writers have in the past taken it to the streets, tagging…

This story continues at The Next Web

Or just read more coverage about: Instagram

No comments:

Post a Comment