The Berlin Canvas (Part III)

February 06, 2013

Yessi Bello explores the premise that graffiti is a valid form of political activism as opposed to a form of vandalism. The article outlines the reasons why graffiti should be considered as an art form serving as a political commentary of the time, using the Berlin Wall as a case study. This...

The Berlin Canvas (Part II)

February 06, 2013

Yessi Bello explores the premise that graffiti is a valid form of political activism as opposed to a form of vandalism. The article outlines the reasons why graffiti should be considered as an art form serving as a political commentary of the time, using the Berlin Wall as a case study. This...

The Berlin Canvas (Part I)

February 04, 2013

Yessi Bello explores the premise that graffiti is a valid form of political activism as opposed to a form of vandalism. The article outlines the reasons why graffiti should be considered as an art form serving as a political commentary of the time, using the Berlin Wall as a case study. This...

El Bocho: Signifying Violence

January 22, 2013

German street artist El Bocho talks about his latest project “Gewalt" and how he hopes to change society through art. “Gewalt“ (German for violence) is the latest project of Berlin based urban artist El Bocho. He has been doing street art for the last 15 years and is well...

Peintre X: Reframing The Streets

December 12, 2012

A new kind of street art introduced by Peintre X adds color to gray city streets. “I believe that art can be more than a collector’s item that can be bought and sold.” These are the words of a Munich street artist who has...

Street Art – The Fun Loving Criminals?

December 12, 2012

While street art is becoming increasingly more popular in the mainstream, artists still, more often than not, risk arrest and criminal charges, raising important questions about how we define and appreciate art. It is safe to say that all of us, at some point in our lives, have been exposed...