AN INITIAL INTIMATION OF A YET BANAL DISCOURSE: TRUCK GRAFFITI

  • Yazid Basthomi English Department, Faculty of Letters, State University of Malang
Keywords: graffiti, truck, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

Abstract

This article provides an initial discussion of truck graffiti. It reviews pertinent literature on graffiti which shows that, despite the fact that graffiti have attracted a number of researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds, truck graffiti have been under researched. It also specifically presents types of graffiti and approaches to graffiti research which demonstrates that, even though truck graffiti might be classified into "public", they seem to have been overlooked in the realm of graffiti research. This situation insinuates that truck graffiti, particularly those in the Indonesian settings, warrants further exploration.

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2007-10-01
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