Public displays of Affection
Is it Right or Wrong?
Is public displays a creative way of expressing young youths expressions of the world?
Through this project I am investigation the meanings behind public displays whether it is
right or wrong. There are many opinions that places public displays in a negative way, which
many people would believe that it is way of damaging public properties. However Public
displays brings a variety of meanings in a way of introducing colours that changes the mood
of someone perception of the world. Colours that are used in public displays, in other words
graffiti inspires many young street artists to overcome their fear and be spontaneous with
their public views. I have chosen this particular topic because I want to discover the truth
behind graffiti and why people have chosen to express their feelings through art instead of
speaking out their minds. This is interesting as graffiti is a reflection on the relationship
between art and society as society has the ability to change the boundaries and walls which
defines what is art.
Many people should start accepting that graffiti is art as it is a way of
exploring different expressions through individuals. As being a young youth myself, I have
begun my research by taking photos of street art in London and explored different colours
and shapes. Whilst taking photos of public displays, I was inspired at each design as it
brought out much interpretation both positive and negative of their views on society. This
led me to take photos on young youth at my own school and display them as a way of
showing how young youth behave in today`s society. During the start of my project, I have
looked at many street artists and the one that inspired me the most...