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An even bigger Boat, 168–69, 169. forty. Mike Henry, Karyna McGlynn, Danny Solis, Susan B. Anthony Somers-Willett, Genevieve Van Cleve, Hilary Thomas, Phil West, and Wammo, “Group dialogue at the staff Piece,” in Glazner, Poetry Slam, 214–20, 216. forty-one. Genevieve Van Cleve, “Tour,” in Glazner, Poetry Slam, 139. See back Dewey (Art as Experience), who emphasised the community-creating position of winning paintings. forty two. Aptowicz interview with Somers-Willett, in Aptowicz, phrases on your Face, 336. at the advertisement pressures in the slam neighborhood, see additionally Aptowicz, phrases on your Face, 240–63; McDaniel, “Slam and the Academy,” 35; Jerry Quickley, “hip hop Poetry,” in Eleveld, The Spoken notice Revolution, forty two; Smith, “About Slam Poetry,” 116; and Somers-Willett, The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry, 9–13. forty three. Dolan, Utopia in functionality, 6. bankruptcy five 1. Joe Austin, Taking the educate: How Graffiti paintings grew to become an city hindrance in ny urban (New York: Columbia college Press, 2001), 271. 2. Jeffrey Deitch, Roger Gastman, and Aaron Rose, paintings within the Streets (New York: Skira Rizzoli courses, Inc. /Museum of latest paintings, l. a., 2011), 10. three. Austin, Taking the teach, five. four. Daniel J. D’Amico, “Thou Shall now not Paint: A Libertarian realizing of the issues linked to Graffiti on Public v. inner most Property,” http://www. graffiti. org/faq/d_amico. html, 2003, 1, accessed 2/26/2012. D’Amico’s libertarian research predictably condones graffiti while sprayed on public estate, within which case he perspectives it as “liberation of stolen estate from a coercive executive” (2). however, whilst sprayed on inner most estate, it's a felony act of vandalism and will be punished as a result. five. Richard S. Christen, “Hip Hop studying: Graffiti as an Educator of city Teenagers,” academic Foundations 17:4 (Fall 2003), 57–82, three; and Anna Wacławek, Graffiti and highway paintings (London: Thames and Hudson, 2011), forty three. 6. C. Noble, “City house: A Semiotic and visible Exploration of Graffiti and Public area in Vancouver,” http://www. graffiti. org/faq/noble_semiotic_warfare2004. html, 2004, downloaded 2/26/2012, 2. 7. Austin, Taking the teach, 4–5, quoting the hot York urban Metropolitan Transportation Authority. eight. long island urban mayor Michael Bloomberg, quoted in Jeff Chang, “American Graffiti,” Village Voice, September 10, 2002, http://www. villagevoice. com/2002-09-10/books/american-graffiti/1/, downloaded 2/26/12. nine. Cedar Lewisohn, highway artwork: The Graffiti Revolution (New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. , 2008), ninety nine. 10. Denver resident Charles A. Hillestad, in an interview with Rocky Mountain information, July 7, 1989; and long island urban parks commissioner Hubert Stern, quoted in Austin, Taking the educate, 269. eleven. Mayor Bloomberg, quoted in Chang, “American Graffiti,” 1. 12. Mayor Bloomberg, quoted in Chang, “American Graffiti,” 1. in response to one surreal review by means of Federico Pena, mayor of Denver from 1982 to 1998, “No subject how reliable it appears, graffiti is gruesome. ” Quoted in Jeff Ferrell, Crimes of fashion: city Graffiti and the Politics of illegal activity (Boston: Northeastern collage Press, 1996), 179.