Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Keith Morris, Committee Chair
“Bombing 12294” is a composite short story that is comprised of prose, drama and poetry. The components come together to form a story that follows a family that is torn apart because of conflicting views about graffiti and the ways in which graffiti is visual art, a form of writing, and vandalism, especially when compared to landscape architecture and automotive design, which are featured in the story to illustrate art forms that are far less versatile and volatile than graffiti, and are completely accepted by the society that condemns graffiti. The format of “Bombing 12294” is an exercise in writing a short story with different rules, which reflects the way graffiti is art that is created using its own rules.
Fuller, Lucosi Ikeem, "Bombing 12294" (2014). All Theses. 2517.