Protest Graffiti: Mexico Oaxaca

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On October 27, 2006, when Mexican police opened fire on a crowd of protesters in the city of Oaxaca, killing three people, including American journalist Brad Roland Will, the world became aware of a social conflict that at its core was about the right to an education. Within hours of these shootings, graffiti calling the region's governor a murderer was sprayed throughout the city. Unlike in other cities where graffiti is recognized as a form of public art, in Oaxaca, graffiti became a way of achieving social justice ...

Protest Graffiti: Mexico Oaxaca 2009, Mark Batty Publisher, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780979966644