One minute showing snippets of Cherokee in action on various metro and train systems.
La Pintura is a graffiti documentary that reveals the motivation, purpose and commitment of Latin and South African graffiti writers. La Pintura shows an image of these writers that risk life to paint vandal graffiti in places where corruption, crime and economical issues are everyday business.
One more video with runnings from Copenhagen, Denmark. Check it out if you like the graffiti writers bombing trains over there!
When did you first get introduced to tattooing – and how has graffiti influenced your work?
I started working in the tattoo industry in 2007. One thing led to another and at the moment I can’t imagine doing anything else. To me, graffiti and tattooing are completely unrelated. The few similarities I can draw from the two would be my common aesthetic for tradition and an overall classic look. I prefer graffiti to look like stylish, classic lettering and tattoos to look like tattoos, no matter the design. Also, the ability to network effectively amongst like-minded professionals, being in the streets and interacting with people from all walks of life.
Living a life you love that you created for yourself through hard work and determination are other common threads between these two endeavours. Read the whole interview with Lions over at 12ozProphet.com