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Two graffiti artists drown in Sydney

Two Australian graffiti artists drowned when a flash storm swept them along a drain they had been spray painting in Sydney before trapping them at its barred ocean outlet, police said. A third graffiti artist, who remained conscious during the ordeal, managed to squeeze himself through the bars and into the ocean where he was […]

Mexico prevents graffiti by encouraging it

The outer walls of El Estadio Azteca, one of the largest sporting events stadium in the world, are Cleaning this massive stadium must be an incredibly big job, so I guess after forty years of scrubbing graffiti off the walls, officials figured, “If you can’t beat them, join them”. “A graffiti contest with the aim […]

Rooftop Legends

Here is a cool video highlighting some graffiti artists at New Design High School. Rooftop Legends is an event held at the New Design High School in New York City.

Wikiffiti: Wiki-speak Graffiti

A Wiki-like graffiti showed up in New York’s subway. It’s “Wikiffiti” from Bekathwia at Flickr. The system is borrowed from Wikipedia‘s editing recommendation terminology to update an ad on New York’s subway. Check the [citation needed] sticker that’s been slapped on the poster ad. Seems like wikispeak is getting under our cultural skin.

eBay: £1 million for a Banksy piece

This one-of-a-kind, original Banksy piece can be yours for the low, low, loooow

Graffiti archaeology

Graffiti Archaeology is a project devoted to the study of graffiti-covered walls as they change over time. The core of the project is a timelapse collage, made of photos of graffiti taken at the same location by many different photographers over a span of several years. The photos were taken in San Francisco, New York, […]

Graffiti School

Graffiti covers the brick inner walls surrounding the rooftop of the Seward Park High School building. It’s not vandalism. In fact, the principal and teachers of New Design High School, one of the five small schools in the building, initiated the display of paintings by legendary graffiti artists. The Rooftop Legends project, started this fall […]

Graffiti on anniversary of Saddam’s execution

Black graffiti lauding Saddam Hussein appeared overnight in his home town and small groups of mourners turned out at his grave on Sunday, the first anniversary of the former Iraqi leader’s execution. “There is no life without the sun and no dignity without Saddam,” read one painted slogan in his home town, Tikrit, north of […]