Graffiti Grrlz (Paperback)
Performing Feminism in the Hip Hop Diaspora
New York University Press, 9781479895939, 320pp.
Publication Date: June 22, 2018
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An inside look at women graffiti artists around the world
Since the dawn of Hip Hop graffiti writing on the streets of Philadelphia and New York City in the late 1960s, writers have anonymously inscribed their tag names on trains, buildings, and bridges. Passersby are left to imagine who the author might be, and, despite the artists' anonymity, graffiti subculture is seen as a "boys club," where the presence of the graffiti girl is almost unimaginable. In Graffiti Grrlz, Jessica Nydia Pab n-Col n interrupts this stereotype and introduces us to the world of women graffiti artists.