ART / Graffiti & Street Art ART / Art & Politics SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies
The first book to exclusively focus on women as subjects in street art, this study includes artist interviews, historical and cultural context, and hundreds of photos from around the world exploring these public depictions.
Dr. Katja Fleischmann is an award-winning educator and researcher in design who has worked in Berlin, London, the United States, and Australia. She grew up in the German Democratic Republic, where street art was used as a propaganda tool. Her unique East/West design perspective brings a fresh set of eyes to the street art movement. Dr. Fleischmann is working as an associate professor for visual communication design in Australia. Robert Mann is a journalist and writer whose investigative work has included producing an award-winning documentary on the failed war on drugs in the United States. Mr. Mann lived and worked in Barcelona, Spain, editing a monthly trilingual broadsheet as Spain emerged from decades of dictatorship under General Franco. He has a keen interest in global politics and poster wall art to communicate political messages.