Sorry all my blog posts are NY Times articles, but what can I say. I have an addiction. Anyways this article talks about different approaches of digitizing, coding, and modernizing graffiti. The mission of New York’s Graffiti Research Lab is to “rethink how people make and look at graffiti and street art, not by making the stuff but by developing tools that graffiti writers could potentially use.” They explore projects like writing a computer program that can analyze and record graffiti writer’s style and works, and creating “detailed typographic charts of various letters of the alphabet” based on visual data. It seems that the possibilities here are endless.

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