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GE1224 (Graffiti as Graphic and Global Communication

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Graffiti as Graphic and Global Communication

-Graffiti : Gender roles and values in Hong Kong
Boys and girls.....
Sex Characteristic
Female Writers
-There are plenty graffitis related to gender
-Important in the Hong Kong graffiti subculture
Yuen Long
Mong Kok East
Kwun Tong
- Male:power and masculinity
- Female:appealing and charismatic
- physical sex characteristics is use to indicate biological sex
- stereotyping
Female writer
- the scale of the graffiti is relatively small,mainly labels and stickers
- easily ignored
- not accepted by mainstream society, as minority group
- powerless, just like the size of the graffiti

Kwun Tong
Mong Kok

- fixed ideas about men and women traits and capabilities and how people should behave, based on their gender.
-Culture determines gender roles and what is masculine and feminine.
- the acceptance of membership into a category of people: male or female

Gender stereotype:
- unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender
- differences in socially constructed gender roles
- Gender systems are often dichotomous and hierarchical
Gender inequality:
-The LGBT community is a loosely defined grouping of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and LGBT-supportive people, organizations, and subcultures.
- generally celebrate pride, diversity, individuality, and sexuality.
- The term gay pride is used to express the LGBT community's identity and collective strength
-The rainbow flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) pride and LGBT social movements in use since the 1970s.
-It originated in California, but is now used worldwide.
-The colors reflect the diversity of the LGBT community
-use of space(drainage)
-lively lins and colour
-fancy drawing style
-symbols and shapes hinting the female identity
Rainbow Flag
-uses image of local artists
-Very eye catching
-with both words and image
-graffiti addressing gender are common in Hong Kong

-imply gender stereotypes

-review problems of social inequality in gender
-cute animals
-Speacial material used
-female privilege
Ng Yi Ting 52596140
Yuen Siu Yuk 52580940
Wong Ka Yee 52652141

pride in rainbow:
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