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Public responses to street art paintings along the shophouses in Sungai Petani

Mohamad, Mustaqim Nafiz and Mohd. Hussain, Mohd. Ramzi (2017) Public responses to street art paintings along the shophouses in Sungai Petani. In: UMRAN 2017 National Landscape Architecture Seminar, 25th April 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Expressions of ideology, philosophy or emotions can be manifested into a form of art. The art itself can be in a tangible or intangible form. For street art, it has become a new phenomenon at certain places. Since its existence decades ago, it is interpreted and viewed as a negative influence in certain communities. Street art is confused with graffiti and graffiti tag has been acknowledged as part of vandalism. Different places with different people may have different perceptions on this matter. A study on the response of public about the street art painting in Sungai Petani was conducted to study and understand the significance of street art. The responses are crucial to be considered in order to know whether street art can be accepted and established in Sungai Petani or not. If it does, it will help the development of the state in the future. Nowadays, the street art becomes a significant element due to several situations and places such as (1) a medium of communication; (2) visual culture; and (3) a changing platform. Since the street art started to bloom several years ago, the characteristics of the street art were studied to identify its relationship with public and the places. The result has shown that there were five categories identified; (1) scenery of nature; (2) daily lifestyle; (3) fiction based figure; (4) religion and belief and (5) direct messages.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Plenary Papers)
Additional Information: 3177/59530
Uncontrolled Keywords: Street art, Sungai Petani, public responses
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA4100 Special classes of buildings > NA4170 Public buildings
N Fine Arts > ND Painting > ND1340 Landscape painting
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Landscape Architecture
Depositing User: Dr Mohd Ramzi Mohd Hussain
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 16:18
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2018 12:52
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/59530

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