Foreword

Hansen, Susan (2019) Foreword. In: The Cambridge Handbook of copyright in street art and graffiti. Bonadio, Enrico, ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, xv-xviii. ISBN 9781108482332, e-ISBN 9781108563581, e-ISBN 9781108673310. (doi:10.1017/9781108563581.023)

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Abstract

The Cambridge Handbook of Copyright in Street Art and Graffiti marks a pivot point in the complex and unpredictable historical journey of graffiti and street art. While they are now certainly recognised as art forms, this is not primarily an art historical narrative. Indeed, exponentially increasing levels of interest in graffiti and street art have generated a radically interdisciplinary and rapidly expanding field of scholarship and practice, reflecting street art and graffiti’s status as socio-legal-artistic phenomena that exceed the purview of any one discipline. There are now peer reviewed journals and academic conferences devoted to graffiti and street art, which bring together art historians, architects, cultural geographers, archaeologists, psychologists, criminologists, sociologists, and heritage and legal scholars to debate and define this emerging field.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Areas: A. > School of Science and Technology > Psychology > Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research group
Item ID: 28371
Notes on copyright: This material has been published in revised form in The Cambridge handbook of copyright in street art and graffiti edited by Enrico Bonadio, https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108563581. This version is free to view and download for private research and study only. Not for re-distribution or re-use. © Cambridge University Press 2019
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Depositing User: Susan Hansen
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2019 22:26
Last Modified: 07 May 2020 03:04
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/28371

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