When I hear the word GRAFFITI I tend to think of urban tagging….big swirly things that deface buildings and are hard for me to interpret. There are other kinds of this art form, though, and they are ancient in their development. From petroglyphs
The need to say I WAS HERE is enhanced by social messaging, especially by groups who feel outside of the mainstream media system.
Banksy, a British artist with a worldwide reputation, produces street art with strong messages.
A simple comment on a billboard that was not being used for marketing for the moment.
When you travel, check out the graffiti…you may find something worth sharing, even if you do need help to translate it.