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Photos: Grafitti for the Internet age

Grafedia is a new form of street art that brings together the wireless and physical worlds.

Grafedia sightings

When people create or discover grafedia, they can send a photo to the Grafedia Web site. Here is a recent photo from a bus stop in Seattle.

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sidewalk art

Grafedia sightings

Grafedia is hyperlinked text, written by hand on a physical surface, that links to content such as images, video or sound files. This piece of grafedia is found in the East Village in Manhattan.

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Manhattan

Grafedia sightings

To view the virtual graffiti, people can send an e-mail to the address and then receive the image or other content. This Grafedia sighting comes from San Francisco.

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San Francisco

Grafedia sightings

Painting body parts is another method to spread the message.

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body language

Grafedia sightings

Grafedia can even appear in the newspaper. This classified ad was submitted from Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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classifieds