n. Graffiti that uses or is inspired by calligraphic letterforms and techniques.
Other Forms
This, explains Shoe, is the fundamental idea behind what he describes as calligraffiti. The form of art he says he conceived in 2007, which as the name suggests, is a fusion of calligraphy and graffiti.
—Flavia Di Consiglio, “'Calligraffiti': The graffiti artist inspired by medieval scribes,” BBC News, August 06, 2013
The artist’s assistant Khalid Ali explains that his style, known as calligraffiti, combines the raw improvisation of "tagging" with the sweeping arabesques of traditional Islamic calligraphy.
—Mark Hudson, “Museum of Islamic Art in Doha: 'It’s about creating an audience for art',” The Telegraph, March 20, 2013
1995 (earliest)
The words were written in a hurried, unaccomplished new world hand, unlike the calligraffiti that honors the bricks of warehouses and the concrete of overpasses elsewhere in Europe, evidence that even in vandalism tradition is superiority.
—H. L. Hix, “Spirits Hovering Over the Ashes,” State University of New York Press, July 01, 1995
Like a chick emerging from an egg this tiny Japanese girl climbs through a hole in a calligraffiti-covered wall at the Osaka World Exposition.
The Unesco Courier, May 01, 1978