Iran before and after Revolution:
Textual - Visual Metaphors of Graffiti during Revolution
During the prehistoric period , human was creating markings on the surfaces of the caves and , since the down of civilization , on the walls of ancient structures Although in certain cases motivations to produce such marks are covered by mystery , wall paintings , and engravings definitely serve as factual evidence of human's presence along various locations . The appearance and production of techniques of graffiti have been varying throughout decades , but cave paintings of prehistoric period , ancient engravings , or contemporary graffiti of today have at least one thing in ...view middle of the document...
As it is mentioned graffiti as a phenomenon has originate from the prehistoric walls and since then developed into its present form which is the contemporary graffiti . Therefore , in the process of research , which concerns graffiti related issues , it is a matter of importance to take insight in to the past to be able to comprehend the present . For instance ,there is a research by L.Iyer , which demonstrates significance of setting parallel between prehistoric cave paintings and contemporary graffiti , particularly a case of wall writings in paris , inflamed by events of May ,1968 . Moreover , as human's creation , graffiti at any stage of history presents a fertile ground to interpretation of underlying meanings , conceptions , and messages whether obvious or hidden . Regarding to prehistoric graffiti , there are plenty of studies by such researchers as Breuil , Coppens , Clottes and Lewis - Williams , Mullen , and many others .
Apparently ,moving from prehistoric time since now , graffiti has undergone a complex process of development under impact of various factors ,like growth of civilization , advancing technologies , public shifts, and socio - political events. In fact contemporary graffiti presents a great range of types and styles , each differ in technical aspects of production from one side , and conceptual approaches from the other . Contemporary graffiti may provide a great deal of data on social climate of any specific locale
Indeed , contemporary graffiti, its types and usages can reveal a great deal of information about an indivisual , group of indivisuals , or even the entire society .
In this regard socio - political type of graffiti is the most...