66.6 Seconds with Cologne based writer Senil painting throw-ups deep down in the tunnel systems below the city. The black and white video aesthetics show that colors sometimes might distract from the essence. Presented by To Throw Up.
For this podcast Ilovegraffiti talked to Jacob Kimvall from Stockholm. Jacob is a Swedish art critic, art historian and lecturer in visual culture, specializing in graffiti and street art. And of course he has been active as a writer since 1986, under the name Track172. Jacob received his doctorate in art history from the University of Stockholm. His doctoral thesis “The G-Word: Virtuosity and Violation, Negotiating and Transforming Graffiti.” From 2014 examines the historiography of graffiti and suggests to understand this subcultural phenomenon as jointly produced by subcultural and institutional actors.
The G-Word book is available here:
In 1992 he was a co-founder of the international graffiti magazine Underground Productions (UP) and worked as one of the publishers of the magazine and in the later Dokument Publishing house during the 90s. Anyone who follows the documentary series “Rise Of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe” knows Jacob from the Stockholm episode of the current third season, in which he, in addition to Swedish graffiti pioneers such as Ziggy, Disey, Kaos and Puppet, talks about the first attempts by the local graffiti scene in the speaks in the early eighties.
In the podcast we talk about this episode, graffiti in Stockholm, zero tolerance politics in Sweden then and now, Underground Productions, his doctoral thesis “The G-Word”, the restoration of graffiti pieces (eg Odem), the Berlin Wall and a history-steeped one Moment on November 4th, 1989.
Here is a link to our book Svensk Old School Graffiti (Swedish Old School Graffiti) that is mentioned in the podcast episode: www.unfade.com/p/svensk-old-school-graffiti
15 minutes of street painting in Paris with Ndek who represents GAP Crew. During the sunny daytime actions he interacts with passers by and shares some thoughts through a voice over. French language with english subtitles.
Show and tell with Wekman! 20 minutes of practical advice in russian language with english subtitles. After displaying a broad variety of pens, he highlights his top five picks, and explains benefits of each product.
In this episode of MONOCHROME we feature graffiti writer Aper.
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MONOCHROME is a series of graffiti videos, all with a black-and-chrome feeling, by Spraydaily.com. Simple short videos featuring one writer and three cans in each episode. One chrome piece on one clean wall by one selected graffiti writer for each episode.