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What if the way you express yourself is illegal?

Where should the line be drawn between democracy and vandalism, between vandalism and art? Steve Urquhart talks to a graffiti writer and asks why do they choose to risk their lives, their limbs, their freedom, to highlight their social concerns? Why do they believe it's their right - their duty - to reclaim public space? What is really being achieved, apart from saying, "I was here"?

First broadcast on Graffiti: Paint and Protest, 12 September 2016.

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