Throwie by Kik /// GRL (Graffiti Research Lab) France ///

Le site industriel rue des Grands Mortiers est une friche culturelle occupée depuis 2001 par la Compagnie Off et le pOlau - pôle des arts urbains. En cours de réhabilitation, il sera inauguré en janvier 2015. Son nom, le Point H^UT, fait écho à sa tour de 22 mètres qui s'élèvera depuis le hangar central. Le 18 et 19 février 2014 a… Lire la suite Throwie by Kik /// GRL (Graffiti Research Lab) France ///

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Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

Cholo writing is the style of graffiti used by Mexican gangs in Los Angeles. Unlike its bulbous comic counterpart on the East Coast, Cholo has roots in curiously formal calligraphic and black letter traditions. This unique typographic language has been documented in a new book, Cholo Writing: Latino Gang Graffiti in Los Angeles (Dokument Press), by François… Lire la suite Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

In 1995 when I started doing graffiti, there were not many books and magazines & nothing on Internet to see what was happening. Since the beginning, I'm only interested by tags & throwies, the pieces are sometimes pretty cool but I don't always find the energy inside... The first fill'in that struck me was from… Lire la suite PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

The Radiant Child

Synopsis : In his short career, Jean-Michel Basquiat was a phenomenon. He became notorious for his graffiti art under the moniker Samo in the late 1970s on the Lower East Side scene, sold his first painting to Deborah Harry for $200, and became best friends with Andy Warhol. Appreciated by both the art cognoscenti and… Lire la suite The Radiant Child

Sakura_Solid Marker

The tough marker for tough jobs, the Solid Marker is solidified paint in a marker stick. It marks through oil, grease, rust, mud, snow—inside or outside. Dries within minutes, and is permanent once dry. Solid Markers won’t fade or wash off like chalk. The special “stay fresh” twist mechanism keeps paint fresh and ready to… Lire la suite Sakura_Solid Marker

Blu_Fame Festival (Italy)

Italian artists Blu did a wall painting at Fame Festival, in Grottaglie. The city has a massive ugly factory called ILVA;  This factory is destroying the territory and killing a lot of workers ’cause of its big lack of security measures and high environmental pollution. The direct consequence is that Taranto has one of the… Lire la suite Blu_Fame Festival (Italy)

Djob_Drawing Fever

Fin 2007, lors de la troisième édition du café-exposition « les articulteurs » au Centre Culturel Picasso de Montigny-lès-Cormeilles, je découvre le travail de Jonathan « Djob » Nkondo, jeune dessinateur de 20 ans au talent exceptionnel excusez-moi du peu ! Observateur aguerri, Djob possède ce coup de crayon qui vous coupe l'envie d'en prendre un à votre tour.… Lire la suite Djob_Drawing Fever