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Fineline: Graffiti Art and Public Space

A Conversation with Jacob Kimvall and Carlos “Mare 139” Rodriguez
As graffiti in New York City is increasingly criminalized, in other parts of the world Graffiti’s rawest and finest elements are finding their way into public spaces and major arts institutions recognizing the contributions of street art on popular culture and everyday cultural aesthetics. The conversation will explore the work of Carlos “Mare 139” Rodriguez and his evolving relationship to public space, galleries and the media also the work of art historian Jacob Kimvall, based in Stockholm, Sweden Mr. Kimvall has been working with various municipalities to preserve critical public spaces with historical significance for the Swedish Graffiti movement. It all takes place Friday, October 16 :: 5 PM at Powerhouse Books, 37 Main Street, Brooklyn and its FREE!
This conversation is a part of the Hip-Hop Theater Festival in NYC, more about this event and lots of other fresh events including a Blackbook Master Class by Part One and much more, check it out right here.

Posted: 14. October 2009  Posted By: twik  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,