Revolution is the new black: Graffiti/Art and mark-making practices

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In recent years there has been a strong resurgence in the production and visibility of graffiti/art in Australian cities. This paper considers what we may learn about this practice by adopting an archaeological approach to its study. The results yield interesting insights into two contemporary phenomena of graffiti/art production that offer intriguing links to Australian rock art. The study considers the significance of contemporary mark-making and explores how this practice may inform our approach to rock art research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-237
Number of pages28
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 29 Jun 2009
Externally publishedYes


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