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Graffiti

Handwriting recognition software for the Newton and Zoomer which recognises symbols that aren't necessarily letters. This gives greater speed and accuracy. It was written by Berkeley Softworks.

Graffiti

The designs resulting from painting words or symbols on a building, wall or other object.

Graffiti

 

dedicatory, magical, and everyday inscriptions on buildings, walls, metallic articles, vessels, and the like.

Graffiti are found in great quantity during the excavation of ancient and medieval cities and settlements in many countries of the world. They are found on almost all ancient Russian buildings; those in the cathedrals of St. Sophia in Kiev and Novgorod are especially interesting. Graffiti supplement the information gained from paleography and add to the research of the little-studied colloquial aspect of the language of an ancient people.

REFERENCES

Tolstoi, I. I. Grecheskie graffiti drevnikh gorodov Severnogo Prichernomor’ia. Moscow-Leningrad, 1953.
Vysotskii, S. A. Drevnerusskie nadpisi Sofii Kievskoi XI-XIV vv., vol. 1. Kiev, 1966.
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It is precisely because of these concepts that, within the last 30 years, Rap, Breakdance, DJing and Graffitti have become welcome objects for study in cultural theory--but: "The academy needs Hip Hop more than Hip Hop needs the academy" (Ismaiel-Wendt & Stemmler 2012, p.
@Stirchleyonlin: Help us clean up Stirchley rubbish, fly tipping, street cleaning, graffitti Report it to: http://stirchley.co.uk/onlineforum/index.
If tattoos are art, then they are like graffitti. You can defend graffitti, but everyone knows you need to erase it.
En cambio, la pirateria, las mercancias de moda--no obstante su origen desconocido o ilegal--, y el graffitti, son considerados como aceptables y una forma de consumo cotidiano permitido y legitimo; sin embargo; algunos reconocen que son ilicitas.
In time, a dialogue often develops between such artistic expression and resurgent officialdom in the form of removing the graffitti with solvents.
El texto recoge las batallas que se dieron y que aun continuan en las salas, en las calles y en los diarios, incluyendo el papel de las caricaturas y los graffitti, en torno a "las cuestiones puramente feministas, la cuestion de la sexualidad, la cuestion de la violencia contra la mujer y el problema de las relaciones cotidianas con los hombres".
In her conclusion, "Illegible Graffitti," Noland returns to the scene of writing as kinesthetic experience to argue that even as the hand inscribes a given text and a given meaning, the act or gestures of writing generate their own "dialectic with the body on its own terms," which, for Noland, suggests that we might thereby access the "host material" of "the natural body, before it has been subjected to cultural marking" (213); a precultural time when and where there still is the hope of deflecting or inflecting these markings.
El primer paso en la gestion de Cue, continua, ha sido la creacion del Consejo de Participacion Ciudadana, en el cual hay representantes de acuerdo con las diversas disciplinas artisticas, incluyendo expresiones como el graffitti o las nuevas tecnologias.
Another example of this strategy that attests to the invisible violence is presented precisely through some visual hints: on the one hand, in one of the walls of a house in the village, there is a graffitti that reads "muerte a los sapos," which translates something like "death to bigmouths." As a matter of fact, the word sapo (literally meaning frog or toad) has acquired a very special meaning in colloquial Colombian Spanish: it denotes someone (sapo for male and sapa for female) who either cannot keep a secret or someone who buts into other people's conversation (that is nosy) or even someone who shares with others information that is supposed to be sacred or shared just by a particular group.
Eugene's Municipal Court has been sentencing people assigned to community service to pick up trash and clean up graffitti downtown.
Worse still, unlike a professional work experience in one's chosen field, the Mandatory Work Activity - which has been hurried through and is barely equipped with the basics in quality training - will only offer unemployed graduates a trio of rather undesirable activities such as picking up litter, scrubbing off graffitti or mending broken fences.
The troubled youth discovered a knack for sculpture and painting and as he got older combined his skills with his troublemaking streak and became one of the most notorious graffitti guerrillas in the Midlands, earning a reputation as one of the most daring but gifted street figures of his generation.