Vandalism In Graffiti

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Graffiti is referring to the figure drawings and anything that can be seen and found on the walls or ruins for examples in Rome and Pompeii. Graffiti is also defined as the act of marking property with writing, symbols or graphics. Today, Malaysia used the graffiti art as an urban beautification. This can be seen from the expended graffiti art in Georgetown, Penang, Ipoh, Perak and along the Klang River in Kuala Lumpur. However, in mind, people always claim the graffiti art as vandalism and illegal action. For most countries, without permission, graffiti is considered as vandalism and identical as crime which can be punished. Therefore, the proposed of this study is to identify the community perception towards graffiti art in Malaysia. The…show more content…
These selection was suggested as an adaption statement from Amanda Marie Bunting (2012) who stated that a littile research on cross culture of grafitti art which makes a difference overlook on it. To identify the perception towards graffiti art among the local community, certain criteria had been selected as based on research by Rowe & Hutton (2012), the issues stated by the Art Radar Asia, (2010), as well as Grafiiti’s policy statement in Sydney (2013), followed by the in police commissioner of New York, Raymond W. Kelly (1994) which are : (a) graffiti art is negative: (b) graffiti art is vandalism; (c) graffiti art is ugly tags; (d) graffiti art is damaging the image of the city. Meanwhile, selected criteria to identify the knowledge of graffiti art within local people were adapted from essay by Melissa L.Hughes (2009), also from Deborah Lamm Weisel (2002) followed by Kristina Marie Gleaton (2012) which are : (a) graffiti art as an element of communication; (b) graffiti art made by teenager at loitering area; (c) graffiti art provide community service; (d) graffiti art part of visual culture (e) graffiti art is one of your subject during schoolhood. Next, to access the appreciation of graffiti art, the criteria measure were referred to the ‘appreciative studies’ by Matza (1969). Her study is to seek the understanding and appreciation of social world from individual and a group of individual by referring to the crime and deviance (Rowe & Hutton, 2012). (a) do you like street art; (b) do you like street art activities in urban area; (c) do street art should be appreciate. Reference to that, to measured the knowledge, appreciation and perception of grafitti art among the local people, the questionnaires was constructed with dichotomous

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