A Colorful and Multiform Language: Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens

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A Colorful and Multiform Language : Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens. / Stampoulidis, Georgios.

2015. Poster session presented at MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany.

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Stampoulidis, G 2015, 'A Colorful and Multiform Language: Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens' MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany, 2015/11/27 - 2015/11/28, .

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Stampoulidis, G. (2015). A Colorful and Multiform Language: Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens. Poster session presented at MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany.

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Stampoulidis G. 2015. A Colorful and Multiform Language: Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens. Poster session presented at MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany.

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Stampoulidis G. A Colorful and Multiform Language: Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens. 2015. Poster session presented at MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany.

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Stampoulidis, Georgios. / A Colorful and Multiform Language : Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens. Poster session presented at MaLT Symposium 2015, Bamberg, Germany.

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TY - CONF

T1 - A Colorful and Multiform Language

T2 - Wall Writing Protest in times of Crisis in Athens

AU - Stampoulidis, Georgios

PY - 2015/11/28

Y1 - 2015/11/28

N2 - In this poster presentation, Ι discuss about the urban writing on Athenian walls as a creative medium of intercommunication occurring during the hard times of socioeconomic and political crisis in Greece, the last seven years. Analyzing works of street art both as visual artifacts and as performative practices, I argue that they are not merely representations of the given socio-cultural context they are embedded in but also have the potential to actively transform and politicize the urban space. The findings of my mostly qualitative analysis highlight that politicized public writing constitutes a modern wall language, expressing vibrant socio-political messages construed mainly by the visual semiotics and multimodal discourse analysis transforming the wall slogans and murals as the fundamental means of the current socio-political propaganda.

AB - In this poster presentation, Ι discuss about the urban writing on Athenian walls as a creative medium of intercommunication occurring during the hard times of socioeconomic and political crisis in Greece, the last seven years. Analyzing works of street art both as visual artifacts and as performative practices, I argue that they are not merely representations of the given socio-cultural context they are embedded in but also have the potential to actively transform and politicize the urban space. The findings of my mostly qualitative analysis highlight that politicized public writing constitutes a modern wall language, expressing vibrant socio-political messages construed mainly by the visual semiotics and multimodal discourse analysis transforming the wall slogans and murals as the fundamental means of the current socio-political propaganda.

KW - political graffiti

KW - urban discourse

KW - crisis

KW - semiotics

KW - multimodality

M3 - Poster

ER -