I Love Graffiti DE http://ilovegraffiti.de Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:33:06 +0000 de-DE hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.20 THE NEW DICTATORS – Archaeology of Hellsinki graffiti premiers April 20th, 2018 in Berlin http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/19/the-new-dictators-archaeology-of-hellsinki-graffiti-premiers-april-20th-2018-in-berlin/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/19/the-new-dictators-archaeology-of-hellsinki-graffiti-premiers-april-20th-2018-in-berlin/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:31:11 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28613 [more]]]> The New Dictators – Archaeology of Hellsinki graffiti“ (Instagram) is the documentary film about the evolution and the people behind the graffiti culture of Helsinki. The film starts from the innocent beginnings back in the mid-eighties and travels through the vandal enthusiasm of the nineties to the zero tolerance politics of the 2000’s leading into county jail.The documentary includes tons of rare archival material side-by-side with interviews with the pioneers and the masters like the diamonds crew and Trama.

The feature film will be openend with an exclusive short film about Berlin S-Bahn bombing (13 mins, 2018).

The New Dictators -premiere / 20.4. 19:30 @Kino Babylon / FB Event
Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 30, 10178 Berlin

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5MINUTES IN: VIENNA [ALLE] http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/19/5minutes-in-vienna-alle/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/19/5minutes-in-vienna-alle/#comments Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:12:57 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28588 [more]]]> After 5 years we finally went back to Vienna for this new 5MINUTES Episode! (5MINUTES IN: VIENNA 2013) Most of the footage was filmed a month ago following one of the most prolific trainwriters painting commuters, s-trains and subways out in the Austrian capital. The artist talks about his hometown Vienna and the synonymous of living well and the certain quality of life. Graffiti artist ALLE takes us off the tourist trail to a Vienna of train depots, underpasses and marginal spaces. Check out some of ALLE´s work below and of course in the video following the artist one day and a few nights, 5MINUTES IN: VIENNA, enjoy! (French Subtitles on arte CREATIVE)

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ARTE TV PRESENTS: VANDALS – THE GAME – Now available on iOs, Android, PC & Mac http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/12/arte-tv-presents-vandals-the-game-now-available-on-ios-android-pc-mac/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/12/arte-tv-presents-vandals-the-game-now-available-on-ios-android-pc-mac/#comments Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:23:50 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28583 [more]]]>

VANDALS is a game about graffiti and lets players explore the digitalized movement of five different cities, to create their own graffiti, and evade the authorities.

„Players in Vandals need to sneak past police, cameras and dogs to successfully paint their latest work. Aspiring artists can discover the work of 40 real-life, iconic street artists, and learn how they have influenced urban culture in the some of the most street art-rich cities in the world, including Paris, New York, Berlin, Tokyo and Sao Paulo. Using Vandals’ painting tool, players also get to create and share their own masterpieces on social networks. With accessible stealth mechanics and a progressive learning curve, Vandals encourages players to consider each possibility and carefully plan their next move to collect all available bonuses across 60 increasingly challenging levels.“

The game includes 60 puzzles to solve, 5 cities with original graphical worlds, 40 backgrounders on the evolution of street art since the 1960s and 18 achievements to unlock.


Developer:
Cosmografik
Publisher: ARTE
Platforms: iOS, Steam, Android
Genre: Puzzle / Adventure / Strategy
Website: http://vandals.arte.tv
Price: €4.49/£3.99/$5.49 on iOS/Android; €4.49/£3.99/$5.99 on PC/Mac (Steam)






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SAILER AND FRIENDS IN THE USA – VIDEO http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/05/sailer-and-friends-in-the-usa-video/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/05/sailer-and-friends-in-the-usa-video/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2018 12:20:58 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28580 [more]]]> In this new video graffiti writer SAILER and friends rocking US subways including a superfresh New York City Subway triple wholecar by SAILER, ZERO and HEMIE rolling out at the end of the clip.

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STREET ATELIER – ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/05/street-atelier-rocco-and-his-brothers/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/04/05/street-atelier-rocco-and-his-brothers/#comments Thu, 05 Apr 2018 11:05:20 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28558 [more]]]> For our latest STREET ATELIER episode in collaboration with ARTE CREATIVE we followed Berlin based artist collective ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS. Since the year 2000 ROCCO have been an integral part of the Berlin graffiti scene and now making a name through politically engaged and satirical works in and out Berlin City. ROCCO comments one his graffiti background, one of the first projects: the SECRED BEDROOM DISCOVERED, the CCTV project, his view on the Street Art movememt, the THANK YOU FOR SHOOTING project with HERA and how the artist collective reflects on the DEUTSCHE BANK´s role in the worldwide arms business.

If you would like to know more about what they did in the past and what ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS will be up to in the near future, check out the website roccoundseinebrueder.com and Facebook here!. You can watch the video with french subtitles here.

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SCREW & THUGS – BLACK & WHITE – DORTMUND http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/17/screw-thugs-black-white-dortmund/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/17/screw-thugs-black-white-dortmund/#comments Sat, 17 Mar 2018 09:12:49 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28554 [more]]]> This video by OFFICE303 follows the graffiti writers THUGS and SCREW on their missions in Dortmund, Germany with Panels, Wholecars and Stations painted in Black and White. This video was first on screen at an Exhibition on March, 10th, 2018 in Dortmund.

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REVOK sued by H&M http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/15/revok-sued-by-hm/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/15/revok-sued-by-hm/#comments Thu, 15 Mar 2018 09:39:43 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28541 [more]]]> Revok sued by H&M in latest copyright graffiti case from New York

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From REVOK:
This week, fashion retailer H&M filed a lawsuit in Federal Court in New York, allegedly asking the court to essentially rule that any and all unsanctioned or illegal artwork, such as street art and graffiti, should be devoid of copyright protection and can be used by any brand or corporation, without any payment or even needing the artist’s permission. This action taken by H&M is a full out assault on artists‘ rights and we must raise our voices. This could render millions of murals and important pieces of artwork worldwide completely unprotected and available for corporate use, without any payment or permission needed whatsoever.

We must not allow this company to use our artwork and appropriate our culture to sell their products, for their own financial gains, while at the same time allow them to devalue and delegitimize our artwork, our culture, and everything we work for.

This all began when H&M was caught using REVOK’s artwork in an advertising campaign without permission. When REVOK asked them to stop, they responded by threatening him with criminal charges and filed this lawsuit declaring that all artists of unsanctioned artwork should be unprotected and have no rights whatsoever.

There are many things wrong in the world today, and most of them are far more important than this issue. But if we don’t take action now, many of us may find our careers and livelihoods in jeopardy, or one day see our artwork plastered all over an advertisement for some brand we hate and there would be nothing we could do about it.

Go on social media, get the message out to the global artist community, and let H&M know how you feel about them. They have made it clear how they feel about us.

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Photo of Revoks illegal artwork in Brooklyn by Brooklyn Street Art

Hypebeast article here
The Source article here
The Fashion Law article here
The courtpapers of H&M suing Revok for PDF download here

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5MINUTES WITH: WEGAS [MILAN] http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/07/5minutes-with-wegas-milan/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/07/5minutes-with-wegas-milan/#comments Wed, 07 Mar 2018 11:18:09 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28528 [more]]]> WEGAS of the ORG CREW is a graffiti writer addicted to trainwriting and subway painting. „Forever Vacation“ is the motto, and thus WEGAS remained a highly active graffiti artist all over Europe.Some of you might know the FAST TRIPS ON TOUR videoseries, where you can follow him and friends a little bit here and there on his mission. We were able to catch up with him while targeting MILAN, ITALY recently and here is what has been recorded for our videoseries 5MINUTES (in cooperation with arte Creative) within a very few hours only. 5MINUTES WITH: WEGAS IN MILAN. A few photos of his previous mission check out below, or follow this Instagram Account!

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GESER, BOOGIE, TASTE, CENZ, KAISY & SLIDER painting the MOLOTOW TRAIN http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/03/geser-boogie-taste-cenz-kaisy-slider-painting-the-molotow-train/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/03/geser-boogie-taste-cenz-kaisy-slider-painting-the-molotow-train/#comments Sat, 03 Mar 2018 09:38:59 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28517 [more]]]> Here are two new videos from the MOLOTOW Headquarters of 6 artists painting the MOLOTOW Train from both sides. One wholecar painted by BOOGIE, CENZ and TASTE plus one End2End on the other side painted by GESER, SLIDER and KAISY.

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THE 1UP GRAFFITI OLYMPICS ATHENS http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/02/the-1up-graffiti-olympics-athens/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/03/02/the-1up-graffiti-olympics-athens/#comments Fri, 02 Mar 2018 15:24:55 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28505 [more]]]> 1UProduction presents “1UP – Graffiti Olympics – Drone Video Athens” directed by the crew & Selina. The “Drone Video” recently filmed in Athens, Greece and shows different type of street bombing disciplines operated by the 1UP CREW!

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Speaking & Spraying with: EWOK MSK http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/29/speaking-spraying-with-ewok-msk/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/29/speaking-spraying-with-ewok-msk/#comments Mon, 29 Jan 2018 10:20:56 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28501 [more]]]> Graffiti artist EWOK of MSK Crew brought the heat to Wynwood in december 2017! Bombing Science caught up with him as he rocked this wall and talked with him a little about the graff game!

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BENCHING – Bremen http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/28/benching-bremen-13/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/28/benching-bremen-13/#comments Sun, 28 Jan 2018 13:08:38 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28498 [more]]]> Here is another Benching update from upnorth germany, painted trains from in and around BREMEN painted recently! Those updates becoming a big tradition here on ILOVEGRAFFITI.DE so if you want to see more from BREMEN,Germany click here! Thanks to the BIG CHILL TEAM for the support!

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RAWS and HOMBRE in JAKARTA http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/24/raws-and-hombre-in-jakarta-2/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/24/raws-and-hombre-in-jakarta-2/#comments Wed, 24 Jan 2018 09:02:38 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28496 [more]]]> After BOOGIE went to Jakarta earlier in 2017 to join the Streetdealin Festival Indonesia here is a video titled „RAWS | CATS AND COLORS (feat. Hombre) – A Journey to Indonesia“ featuring german graffiti artists RAWS of SBB Crew and HOMBRE of SUK Crew paying a visit last december!

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ONTRACK 2017 – Trainspotting in Holland http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/09/ontrack-2017-trainspotting-in-holland/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/09/ontrack-2017-trainspotting-in-holland/#comments Tue, 09 Jan 2018 17:20:10 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28486 [more]]]> Another fresh trainspotting video from Holland entitled ONTRACK2017 (ONTRACK2016), as the title says its mostly trains captured last year but still one great update on painted dutch steel! The video was done by the good people behind this Insta Account, where you can browse much more recently painted trains!

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HOW THE 1UP CREW CELEBRATES NEW YEAR- HAPPY NEW YEAR 2018 WHOLECAR BERLIN http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/06/how-the-1up-crew-celebrates-new-year-happy-new-year-2018-wholecar-berlin/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/06/how-the-1up-crew-celebrates-new-year-happy-new-year-2018-wholecar-berlin/#comments Sat, 06 Jan 2018 10:46:16 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28484 [more]]]> When the 1UP crew from Berlin celebrates the new years eve it looks like this! “1UP – Happy New Year 2018 Wholecar” – Daytime Madness and Wholecar Business from the “1UP Online Series 2017”. There will be one new episode every month.

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SPECIAL REPORT – GRAFFITI -NEW YORK 1981 http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/03/special-report-graffiti-new-york-1981/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2018/01/03/special-report-graffiti-new-york-1981/#comments Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:04:16 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28473 [more]]]> Here is a long news story from 1981 about the graffiti epidemic of the New York City subway, featuring an interview with Futura 2000 and also vandal squad cops Hickey&Ski and lots of footage of rolling trains!

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PARADOX – KEYS TO HEAVEN – BERLIN KIDZ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/12/paradox-keys-to-heaven-berlin-kidz/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/12/paradox-keys-to-heaven-berlin-kidz/#comments Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:53:27 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28470 [more]]]> Here is another Paradox video featuring the BERLIN KIDZ to promote the upcoming movie „Fuck the System“ (Trailer, Paradox Video Promo), the second DVD by and about the Berlin Graffiti and Parkour crew „Berlin Kidz“. 4 years after the first DVD, „Fuck the System“ comes as a collector edition of 1000 copies, with a 70-minute full action DVD, a 28-page special photographic booklet, a poster and a sticker.

You can Pre-order it through Urban Spree Berlin. The DVD will be shipped from December 15th, 2017 on. The Berlin Premiere event of the movie is scheduled for December 17th and 20th. (17.12.2017 19 uhr BABYLON KINO, 22.12.2017, 20 uhr BABYLON KINO)

Berlin Kidz: Fuck the System
70-minute DVD
Limited Edition of 1000 copies
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LEAVE NO FINGERPRINTZ – ZGM CREW BERLIN #WEILWIREUCHLIEBEN http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/12/leave-no-fingerprintz-zgm-crew-berlin-weilwireuchlieben/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/12/leave-no-fingerprintz-zgm-crew-berlin-weilwireuchlieben/#comments Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:23:15 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28467 [more]]]> Here is a new video from Berlin featuring the ZGM Crew titled „Leave No Fingerprintz“.5 minutes subways and s-train graffiti! #weilwirdichlieben #weilwireuchlieben

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RIME of MSK VS UTAH&ETHER – A Battle in the Streets of Paris http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/11/rime-of-msk-vs-utahether-a-battle-in-the-streets-of-paris/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/11/rime-of-msk-vs-utahether-a-battle-in-the-streets-of-paris/#comments Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:52:54 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28463 [more]]]> This is how it looks when RIME of MSK Crew battles the duo UTAH&ETHER in the streets of Paris, France! And the winner is….

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DEVILS NEVER SLEEP – THE MOVIE – Final Trailer http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/02/devils-never-sleep-the-movie-final-trailer/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/12/02/devils-never-sleep-the-movie-final-trailer/#comments Sat, 02 Dec 2017 13:09:01 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28458 [more]]]> After the first trailer of the DEVILS NEVER SLEEP movie and this second trailer here is the last trailer to announce the release on december 03rd, 2017. The movie with a running time of 110 minutes and directed by the DNS Crew from Berlin shows footage from the Berlin underground with subways and s-trains painted plus international transport systems covered such as Rome or Naples.

Featuring the Crews BAD GFA TCK DUA TC5 MRN OBS DRM MGS and many more.Interviews with POET, TOWN, SKAR, SKIM, QUER, KUBE, TRUS and CHILL. Music by DJ Dister, DJ Mesia and Samy Deluxe.

„Bald hat das Warten ein Ende, denn die Devils Never Sleep DVD steht in Ihren Startlöchern.. Über 90 Minuten Action aus Berlin mit der DNS Crew und Ihren Freunden erwarten euch auf dem guten Stück. Jede Menge satte U- & S-Bahn Aktionen, Hall of Fames und einige Specials lassen das Herz von jedem Writer höher schlagen. Ein kleines Special zum Release haben wir auch noch in petto, aber dazu später mehr auf unseren Social Media Kanälen.. Der Release der DVD findet am Sonntag, den 03. Dezember 2017 feierlich ab 13Uhr im Graffitiboxshop statt. Jetzt lassen wir erst einmal den Trailer für sich sprechen.“

Title: ‚Devils Never Sleep‘
Format, Length: DVD, 90min + Bonus
Film: Deep In Your Ass Productions
Genre: Trainwriting
Content: DYNAMICS/DNS Crew & Friends – Graffiti in Berlin since 1992
Release: December 2017, Graffitiboxshop.de

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THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE – EPISODES 07-10 http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/25/the-rise-of-graffiti-writing-from-new-york-to-europe-episodes-07-10/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/25/the-rise-of-graffiti-writing-from-new-york-to-europe-episodes-07-10/#comments Sat, 25 Nov 2017 13:12:21 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28450 [more]]]> Following up on the first six episodes (EPISODES 01-02, EPISODES 03-04, EPISODES 05-06) of THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE, it´s time to take a closer look into the beginnings of the UK graffiti scene talking to pioneers like PRIDE, 3D, MODE2, INKIE and a few more. The movie WILD STYLE and the book SUBWAY ART as well as MTV Music videos like BUFFALO GALS has been the first real influences on the very small Bristol and London scene back then in 1982 and 1983.

WILD STYLEW, which featured Grandmaster Caz and The Cold Crush Brothers, among many others. Collaborating with Fab5Freddy, who did a little bit of everything on the film, including producing and acting, and Lee Quiñones, who starred as the protagonist Zoro, Charlie Ahearn’s movie was shown 1982 and 1983 in Germany on TV. “We had gotten funding from a German television station, so they aired it first,” Freddy says in Episode 02. “We had also sold the foreign rights to Channel Four in England, so there were later a lot of pirate VHS tapes floating around the UK which eventually found themselves all over Europe.”

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In 1983 in Bristol, England, a crew of multiracial teenagers that included artist Banksy, future members of Portishead (Geoff Barrow), Massive Attack (Daddy G, Mushroom and 3D), DJ Milo, Tricky and Soul II Soul’s Nellee Hooper saw Wild Style at a local theater and lost their collective minds. A few of them united under the name The Wild Bunch, a band of renegades that set their sights on the sounds and culture of the underground.

With dub beats, sampled sounds and surreal lyrics, Massive Attack’s brilliant debut Blue Lines became the blueprint of a new generation. The dreamy, sample-heavy music they made was called trip hop. As 3D said in 1998, “We were blown away by the entire New York scene. At that time my entire life was writing graffiti and hanging at The Dug Out.” (The Dug Out was Bristol’s equivalent to Wild Style’s Dixie Club.)

Another important place of the London Scene was COVENT GARDEN, a old market place where young kids met and were able to paint legally. A meeting point that played an important role for the first graffiti writers there. In this episode you can learn how the small group of young UK writers finally came together to build a scene.

In episode 08 the series follows MODE2 from London to Paris and how he met with BANDO and later on with SHOE. The three and a few others formed the first european graffiti crew called CRIME TIME KINGS. Paris was the central gathering spot at the time, precisely groups met at 110 Rue du Bac. The reason behind the seemingly ordinary address was the house of BANDO’s mother Aki, where Crime Time Headquarters settled.

The trio started out in the streets of Paris and soon all over Europe. They provided the perfect foundation for a group of agitated youths to gather and unite under the name of CTK, under which they began their international journey scattering graffiti all over. Especially BANDO´s and SHOE´s style travelled that way to Germany or Denmark.

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE | EPISODE 08 | CRIME TIME KINGS

In Episode 09 and 10 the series goes to Germany talking to a few pioneers from Hamburg, Kiel, Dortmund, Berlin and Munich, such as STONE, LOOMIT, CANTWO, DAIM, HESH, JBK, NEON, POET and some more. The german graffiti writing movement has its roots in the early ´80s. With the first pieces popping up in Hamburg and Munich it took some time to call it a scene. Also in Germany the Movie WILD STYL E had a huge impact, when it was screened on german TV ZDF. STONE and NEON also name the release of the SUBWAY ART Book in 1984, or gallery shows with works on display by NY Subway Artists, like the one in 1984 at Gallery Thomas in Munich and of course the german medias. The episode 09 also following up on the CRIME TIME KINGS (Episode 08) and when they travelled Munich in 1986 with a complete new kind of strategy and style. This and some more events influenced the small but already very powerful graffiti movement in Germany.

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE | EPISODE 09 | GERMANY 1983-1986

All those episodes telling more or less the same story: Small groups of kids became amazed and interested in Graffiti Writing after seeing movies, books, gallery shows, music videos, record sleeves or through networking with some of the New York Graffiti Artist. But the big explosion of Graffiti Writing in Germany and Europe starts later in 1987 to 1989. A period of time that will be featured in SEASON 02 of THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE. The focus of Episodes 11 to 15 will be on PARIS, BERLIN, SCANDINAVIA and SOUTH EUROPE before the series travels further east.

With Episode 10 the first season of THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE is completed and according to RED TOWER FILMS and ARTE CREATIVE it will be continued in February 2018! Still, there is so many history to tell, like how the BERLIN Graffiti Scene exploded and became SPRAYCITY. Or how important the PARIS scene has been back then. If you want to watch all 10 episodes of Season 01 again check out this page on ARTE CREATIVE!

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE | EPISODE 10 | GERMANY 1986-1988

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STYLEFILE MAGAZINE Issue #50 – PREVIEW http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/stylefile-magazine-issue-50-preview/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/stylefile-magazine-issue-50-preview/#comments Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:41:37 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28438 [more]]]> Time flies! The STYLEFILE MAGAZINE is about to release issue 50 (!). This one is titled MIRRORFILE, according to the editors this anniversary issue is dedicated to „geometric and futuristic designs…“ So there is a DEMS special who also designed the cover style, focus on RAGE DSF from Hamburg plus a feature with Berlin´s DEJOE as well as the traditional pages with walls, trains and many more. Checkout the preview below, get it soon here and happy birthday STYLEFILERS!!

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RAGE TO RICHES – A Documentary Film about JEAN -MICHEL BASQUIAT http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/rage-to-riches-a-documentary-film-about-jean-michel-basquiat/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/rage-to-riches-a-documentary-film-about-jean-michel-basquiat/#comments Fri, 24 Nov 2017 16:13:18 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28435 [more]]]> The recent Sotheby’s auction of a Jean-Michel Basquiat Skull painting for over a hundred million dollars has catapulted this Brooklyn-born artist into the top tier of the international art market, joining the ranks of Picasso, de Kooning and Francis Bacon. This film tells Jean-Michel’s story through exclusive interviews with his two sisters Lisane and Jeanine, who have never before agreed to be interviewed for a TV documentary. With striking candour, Basquiat’s art dealers – including Larry Gagosian, Mary Boone and Bruno Bischofberger – as well as his most intimate friends, lovers and fellow artists, expose the cash, the drugs and the pernicious racism which Basquiat confronted on a daily basis. As historical tableaux, visual diaries of defiance or surfaces covered with hidden meanings, Basquiat’s art remains the beating heart of this story.

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„Fuck the System“ BERLIN KIDZ DVD drops December 2017 – PARADOX 2 VIDEO PROMO http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/fuck-the-system-berlin-kidz-dvd-drops-december-2017-paradox-2-video-promo/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/24/fuck-the-system-berlin-kidz-dvd-drops-december-2017-paradox-2-video-promo/#comments Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:30:09 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28431 [more]]]> With this video titled PARADOX 2 – TUNNফᏞ ♥ GظITCᎻ the Team Paradox just announced new infos on „Fuck the System“ (Trailer), the second DVD by and about the Berlin Graffiti and Parkour crew „Berlin Kidz“. 4 years after the first DVD, „Fuck the System“ comes as a collector edition of 1000 copies, with a 70-minute full action DVD, a 28-page special photographic booklet, a poster and a sticker.

You can Pre-order it through Urban Spree Berlin. The DVD will be shipped from December 15th, 2017 on. The Berlin Premiere event of the movie is scheduled for December 17th and 20th. (17.12.2017 19 uhr BABYLON KINO, 22.12.2017, 20 uhr BABYLON KINO)

Berlin Kidz: Fuck the System
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THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE – EPISODES 05-06 http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/21/the-rise-of-graffiti-writing-from-new-york-to-europe-episodes-05-06/ http://ilovegraffiti.de/blog/2017/11/21/the-rise-of-graffiti-writing-from-new-york-to-europe-episodes-05-06/#comments Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:12:07 +0000 http://ilovegraffiti.de/?p=28425 [more]]]> Following up on the first four episodes (EPISODE 01-02, EPISODES 03-04) of THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE, Lars now talks to the Gallerist YAKI KORNBLIT about how his very early exhibitions with DONDI, FUTURA2000 or RAMMELLZEE influenced the „Pre New York“ Graffiti scene in Amsterdam. Besides YAKI KORNBLIT Graffiti pioneers like SHOE and DELTA commenting on the very early years of Graffiti in Amsterdam (1983-1985)

The episode 06 is dedicated to 1982 and 1983, when the film WILD STYLE was screened even before it was screened in NY city theatres, in 1982/1983 on german TV (ZDF) and british CHANNEL4. Graffiti pioneers like CANTWO, PRIDE, BANDO and LOOMIT talking.

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE | EPISODE 05 | THE AMSTERDAM GALLERIST

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE tells the story of the New York origins and the rise of modern graffiti in Europe from 1981 and beyond. LEE, FUTURA2000, CHARLIE AHEARN, FAB5FREDDY, SKEME, the TATS CRU, YAKI KORNBLIT and a very limited group of European graffiti pioneers like SHOE (Amsterdam), BANDO (Paris), MODE2 (London), 3D (Bristol), DELTA (Amsterdam), STONE (Munich), LOOMIT (Munich), HESH (Hamburg), CANTWO (Mainz), MICKEY (Amsterdam) and a few more protagonists will be featured in the series.

The series takes a very first look into the european origins by going to Amsterdam, London, Bristol, Paris and Germany. The next episodes will be online in a few days!

THE RISE OF GRAFFITI WRITING – FROM NEW YORK TO EUROPE | EPISODE 06 |WILD STYLE GOES TO EUROPE

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