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Introducing the Street Art of Resistance

  • Sarah H. Awad
  • Brady Wagoner
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Creativity and Culture book series (PASCC)

Abstract

The world we live in today is defined more by borders and walls than by common spaces. Mental and physical barriers separate us from them. They divide those in power from the masses, and separate people by nationality, ideology, and identity, thus marginalizing all those who do not conform to the societal norm. But these barriers, no matter how concrete, are permeable, open to interpretation, negotiation, and destruction. This book is about the multiple ways people use imagination to reconfigure those barriers and create meaningful spaces. We will look at walls that have become an arena for contentious dialogues through which social and political resistance is manifest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarah H. Awad
    • 1
  • Brady Wagoner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Communication and PsychologyAalborg UniversityAalborgDenmark

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