Viral Art

RJ Rushmore

How the internet has shaped street art and graffiti

From flick trading to zines to books to movies to the internet, Viral Art examines how the histories of street art and graffiti have been shaped by communication technologies and why the future of street art and graffiti may lie in digital interventions.

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In Viral Art, RJ Rushmore traces how the histories of street art and graffiti have been shaped by communication technologies, from meeting up at nightclubs to publishing books to sharing photos online. Conceptualizing the internet as a public space, Rushmore argues that the future of street art and graffiti may lie in digital interventions rather than physical ones.

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About RJ Rushmore

RJ Rushmore is a 20-something student living outside of Philadelphia and attending Haverford College, where he works part time at the Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery. Outside of school, RJ is the founder and editor-in-chief of Vandalog. He first became obsessed with street art in 2008 while exploring the streets of East London with his father. Viral Read more »

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