A look at Calgary’s graffiti art

 If you live in a city, you’ve probably seen graffiti on a wall as you walk by it. Graffiti can be a small name scrawled over a lamppost, or a large vibrant piece that took thought and effort to execute.

 It can be created illegally under the cover of darkness or it can be produced in front of a crowd of people completely legally.

The perception in Calgary is slowly evolving; with people able to see a well-designed piece of graffiti for what it is…art.

Even the mayor of Calgary, Naheed Nenshi, was flattered when the Fairstyle graffiti team immortalized his face with their spray cans.

Whether you think of graffiti as vandalism or art, either way, graffiti isn’t going anywhere.

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Produced by: Kim Wright

kwright@cjournal.ca