In 1984, inspired by the ‘Wild Style’ and Styles Wars’ films, artists like Bates, Sek, Rens, CMP and Swet got interested in graffiti in the Freez style. This generation of young street artists is still going strong creating new works to this day.
Copenhagen played a crucial role in the history of graffiti in Europe. Artists such as Bates, Rens and Sek have inspired whole generations of street artists with their dynamic and fun style influenced by cartoons. Freez got the graffiti bug in 1984. The leader of Danish graffiti explains how it all started.