Must see! There is no other way to put it. No idea how we missed this gem so far. Nice insights on the humble beginings of New York Graffiti culture, featuring legends such as Taki 183, Cornbread, Blek le Rat and Nasty. Heartwarming to observe the sparkle in their eyes 40 years later. Directed by Jim Prigroff and Cedric Godin. Watch it here!
Taki 183, the legendary father of the graffiti movement in the United States, travels back in time and tells his story to New Greek TV.
While Urban-art enjoys a worldwide success, the idea is to focus on the tag, brutal, primitive, the most rejected and misunderstood discipline of graffiti. Practical of insiders, few know how to decode, to enjoy. DrColors presents “Graffiti Machine” for the first time in the exhibition “A Nous York” (Lille, October 2014 / January 2015). Created from recycled materials (wood, skateboard wheels, DIY meters), it reproduces a selection of famous New York tags such as False, Guns, Pear and Taki 183. An accumulation, until saturation. Pure Tag, without artifice. Signature. The essence of Graffiti. This artistic experience try to reproduce the mechanical movement, the repetition, the compulsive gesture of the tagger.
Style Wars on Blu-ray. Available November 4th, 2014.
Featuring a brand new HD transfer from the original 16mm print. Over 70 minutes of never before seen extras including: -The Outtakes and The B-Boy Showcase, made from unreleased footage, remastered with the help of donations from Kickstarter, also in HD. -Style Wars: In The Cutting Room, a behind the scene look at the making of the film during the final stages of the editing process.