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 […]
In August 2007 Write4Gold crew will continue with the official Write4Gold qualifyings, starting off with overseas events in the U.S., China, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. The winners of those events are qualified for the next Word Finals in July 2008. New events in Europe are scheduled for spring 2008, in 16 countries across […]
I found today an excellent graffiti essay that was put online by Roy Christopher. Some paragraphs of the article: One of the major things that differentiates the human species from all other species on Earth is our ability to externalize subjective memory. To write things down. To store and exchange ideas outside of our brains. […]
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 […]
The Banksy piece of wall I was talking about earlier this month finally sold for the incredible sum of £208,100 (275,750 euros, 407,000 dollars) on Monday, according to the results of the eBay auction. The sale on the Internet auction site attracted 69 bids, and the buyer now faces the additional charge of moving the […]
Thousands of notes and messages left on the walls of Juliet’s house by star-crossed lovers are to be removed in a week long £100,000 clean up operation officials have announced The spring clean will mean the house – which is the second most popular tourist attraction in Italy after the Vatican Museums and visited by […]
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  sticker that’s been slapped on the poster ad. Seems like wikispeak is getting under our cultural skin.