Art, Australia, Reviews

REVIEW | Jake Foreman ‘Flash Zine’

I've accumulated a lot of zines and magazines over the last few years, some you've seen on this website, some tucked away into a big fat storage box, hiding way in my cupboard. Paint doesn't look as nice on a screen and the personality of those making these capsules, usually finds a way of creeping… Continue reading REVIEW | Jake Foreman ‘Flash Zine’

Graffiti, International, Reviews

REVIEW | Wall Writers | A documentary by Roger Gastman

The origins of graffiti writing, come in a number of shapes, sizes and urban languages, as most reference the time presented at the release of Style Wars and Subway Art, when graffiti found its colourful expressive nature. And while this expression has existed for many years before the era of Kase2 and Mare139, the decade prior is one which rarely gets… Continue reading REVIEW | Wall Writers | A documentary by Roger Gastman

Graffiti, Melbourne, Reviews

ZINE | SYDIZM by Czna

There has always been animosity between two of Australia's Eastern major forefronts, Melbourne and Sydney. Whether it is through sport, the arts, culture, lifestyle, beaches and, of course, graffiti - nobody can decide who's metropolis reigns supreme. With neither side backing down without a fight, it's safe to say that all this passion must equate from… Continue reading ZINE | SYDIZM by Czna

ARTICLES, Graffiti, International

VIDEO | The Grifters Code 6: Uber Freaks

ALWAYS CHOOSE LIFE. Loud, obnoxious, disrespectful, unnecessary, lawless, illegal. These are just some of the words, usually associated with the term: graffiti. A culture that is the under circumstances of an ocean of reasoning, supported by an ecosystem of individuals who live and breathe it's unquenchable lore. While some choose a casual approach, others bask in the… Continue reading VIDEO | The Grifters Code 6: Uber Freaks

Graffiti, International, Reviews

REVIEW | The Grifters Code: Documenting Modern Day Graffiti Book by Good Guy Boris

d "I didn't do it, but if I did - I was drunk" The opening statement of The Grifters Code is a fitting one, when considering the brands infamous history in graffiti over the last half decade. Feverishly documenting the many facets and inner workings throughout the European graffiti scene, The Grifters founder Good Guy Boris (or President… Continue reading REVIEW | The Grifters Code: Documenting Modern Day Graffiti Book by Good Guy Boris

Melbourne, Reviews

REVIEW | ‘The Australian UFO Mystery’ by R.B. Briers & Martin Bell

The best type of art, is one that can be deconstructed from multiple viewpoints. Take films like Under The Skin, one type of audience views it as a simple A to B structured story, while another can ponder on the questions presented for days, weeks, months or even years to come. The scientific unknown tends to ask… Continue reading REVIEW | ‘The Australian UFO Mystery’ by R.B. Briers & Martin Bell

ARTICLES, International, REGION, Reviews

REVIEW | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost in Asia’ Book

Images provided by The Grifters When it comes to the expanded world of graffiti, from all corners of the globe and the many styles that come with it, one of its key elements is the intent of visibility. Whether it be from one side of a city to the other, finding ones sticker, tag, piece… Continue reading REVIEW | Utah & Ether ‘Probation Vacation: Lost in Asia’ Book

Reviews

End of The Line | Crunch Time Vol. 6

Magazines are a cornerstone of any local and international graffiti scene. Independently published and distributed, these thin lined collection of stapled pages are more affordable to produce then most books, while usually granted a longer lifespan then the cheaper alternative, the zine. With the currant state of printed matter dying by the day, seeing a newly printed… Continue reading End of The Line | Crunch Time Vol. 6