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Radio Podcast: Graffiti -Kings on a Mission

22. August 2014, admin

Speziell, aber hörenswert! Jahrzehnte später kommen die Writer der ersten Stunde  noch einmal zu Gehör! Teilweise sind sie noch immer aktiv ! Jugendkultur …

In 1974, one of America’s most celebrated cultural figures declared graffiti as „the great art of the 70s“.

Back then, thousands of teenagers were vandalising New York, in particular the subway system. Yet Norman Mailer described their „passion“, their „cool“, their „masterpieces in letters six feet high“.

Who were the teens behind the „tags“ – now the veterans of the scene? Why did they create this movement? Were they even thinking about art, politics, protest – or simply writing their names on trains?……………

Link:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04cfhm3

Copyrigth: BBC Radio

 

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