How to Read Graffiti and Understand Writers
Mgr. Lukáš Urban, Ph.D., Faculty of Security Management PA Czech Republic in Prague, Department of Social Sciences
The first part of the paper is designed as an introduction without evaluation of urban post/subculture of graffiti. First, the author offers an overview of various concepts of graffiti and then he tries to bring insight into distinctive feature of their community and lifestyle through interpretation of writers´current slang.
The leitmotif of the text is to create a prerequisite for the less conflicting sharing of the world.
Keywords: Urban post/subculture, graffiti, street art, writer, toy, crew, nick, tag, piece, jam party, can and cap, legal zone, understanding and dialogue.