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  • KATSU: Transcending Graffiti

    KATSU is an artist and graffiti writer whose approach to his work has blurred the lines between the physical space and the digital space. While still maintaining an exceptional standard in what is considered ‘traditional’ graffiti, KATSU has often veered in his line of attack. His methodology has included the hacking of various public spaces…

  • Issue 6: Living Proof Magazine

    featuring KATSU, Nicole McLaughlin, CAMEL BTM, Tino Razo, Shawn Powers, YL & Starker, Nate Lowman, Faye Wei Wei & Tom Hardwick-Allan, Ned Vena and Tao Lin.

  • New York’s Downtown Scene: Early 2000s

    In the early 2000s, New York City’s economic landscape created a world in which one could survive off of little. Artists, skaters, graffiti writers, poets & musicians inhabited the city, organically creating style & culture in a way that permeated into the life of the neighborhood; its night clubs, public parks & city blocks. Common…

  • Martin Wong

    Issue 5, Living Proof Magazine. Martin Wong was an artist deeply embedded in the Lower East Side’s cultural tapestry. His paintings depicted scenes ranging from prison cells and brick walls to the vibrant downtown characters he surrounded himself with. He found community among outsiders and amassed a significant collection of graffiti artifacts beginning in the…

  • OJAE FYC

    THE JUICE MAN Words & photos by Wes Knoll. Article featured in Issue 5, Living Proof Magazine. “WHO ARE YOU?! WHO ARE YOU?! WHO ARE YOU?!,” a man screams on a crowded subway train underground. Unsure of who he was demanding answers from, I turned in curiosity. The mystery revealed itself by the sight of a…

  • GKAE SKREW MSK

    GKAE SKREW MSK is an internationally acclaimed graffiti writer whose name is synonymous with the title of ‘king’ from New York to Los Angeles. Getting down in MSK during the summer of 1992 when the crew was still an offshoot of AWR, GKAE approached graffiti with relentless will-power matched by few. He explains his reason…

  • VFR // VFRESH // VEEFER

    Resting atop the pinnacle of New York City graffiti is VFR’s legacy. Epitomizing the term “bomber”, having gone all-city numerous times during a time period when the foundations of street graffiti were still being laid, few have matched the omnipresence accomplished by VEEFER.  Forming the early wave of NY street bombing pioneers, VFR & his…

  • Issue 5: Living Proof Magazine

    Issue 5, Living Proof Magazine. Featuring VFR, Martin Wong, OJAE FYC, Peter Sutherland, Dylan Kraus, Atticus Torre, Stanislava Kovalcikova & Chris Lloyd. With forewords from Leo Fitzpatrick & Avi Gold.  Now available via subscription to our Patreon or Online Shop.

  • Archival Project

    Archival Project

    An ongoing project of preservation. Our archive has been updated with 4 digital books: Gates-Tunnels-Highways-Insides. New York, 1990s-2000s. All 4 archival works, available now on our Patreon.Photographs: Tommy Holiday.  *Each book serves as a historical document, respectively showcasing the Gates, Tunnels, Highways & Insides of a past era of New York City graffiti. Featuring a…

  • Jerry Hsu Interview

    Jerry Hsu Interview

    Jerry Hsu is a legendary skateboarder, photographer & founder of Sci-Fi Fantasy. Esteemed for his switch-stance skateboarding; with video parts in Enjoi’s “Bag of Suck”, Emerica’s “Stay Gold”, amongst others. Gradually developing his photography since the start of his professional skate career, Hsu has put out a number of works including Blackberry & iPhone photo…