Co-Directors, Urban Art Mapping Research Project
Heather Shirey is a Professor of Art History and her teaching and research focus on race and identity, migrations and diasporas, and street art and its communities. David Todd Lawrence is Associate Professor of English and he teaches African-American literature and culture, folklore studies, and cultural studies. Paul Lorah is an Associate Professor of Geography. His work focuses on the relationship between conservation, public lands and local economies, landscape analysis, and the geography of street art. Together, Lawrence, Lorah and Shirey direct the Urban Art Mapping research team, based at the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.
1) Heather Shirey, Todd Lawrence & Paul Lorah: Archiving and Activism in Theory and in Practice: The George Floyd and Anti-Racist Street Art Database
2) Adem Ojulu, Frederica Simmons & Rachel Weiher: Memorializing a Movement: Making Permanent the Ephemeral
3) Alexander Paulsson: Of Tags and Trains: Graffiti as Edgework in Subterranean Stockholm
4) Panos Leventis: Re/Telling Di/Visions: Creative Urban Practices in the Contested Eastern Mediterranean
4) Enrico Bonadio: Preservation of Street Art and Graffiti under Copyright Law