Graffiti cultural background questions

Birth and Evolution

Who started Graffiti in NYC?

Why did other kids imitate him?

 

Tagging and More

What are tags?

What came after tags in the history of graffiti?

 

Style Wars

What were the style wars?

What are "writers' benches"?

 

The Golden Age

What was "king of all lines"?

Why was that difficult to acheive?

 

Creativity

What was mayor Ed Koch's point of view?

Do you agree? Why?

 

Contemporary Graffiti

Where did graffiti start to appear after it was no longer applied to subway trains?

 

Graffiti and Hip Hop

What is the relation between graffiti and hip hop?

 

The Two Today

Who does graffiti today?

 

The Environment

Why is graffiti still important?