Discuss how graffiti is a ?contentious form of political participation.? Evidence your arguments with relation to specific and culturally-situated examples of political graffiti.
? Discuss how graffiti is a ?contentious form of political participation.? Evidence your arguments
with relation to specific and culturally-situated examples of political graffiti.
Assessment Criteria: Essays will be marked according to the following criteria:
1. Demonstrates a clear and effective grasp of the key concepts raised in the relevant readings
2. Identifies relevant examples and provides contextualised and forensic analysis
3. Develops a well-supported and well-researched argument
4. Effectively re-evaluates practices of everyday life that are often dismissed as worthless or
5. Critiques relevant hierarchies of value
6. Effectively uses writing skills to present academic research, including consistent and accurate
use of in-text referencing.
This Assessment Task relates to the following Learning Outcomes:
? Demonstrate critical skills, informed by cultural theories, that will enable students to re-
evaluate those practices of everyday life that are often dismissed as worthless or ephemeral.
? Develop analytical skills that will enable students to examine and critique the presuppositions
that constitute those hierarchies of value that classify, judge and position cultural objects and
? Develop research skills that will enable students to present theorised, contextualised and
informed accounts of key issues and problems in the context of subcultural and counter-visual
? Demonstrate communication skills in order effectively and creatively to present research.
? Employ cultural literacy skills that will educate students on the importance of issues of
cultural difference and ethical relations across diverse social and political contexts.