French photographer, Janol Apin, created a brilliant photography series in the Paris metro stations but setting up scenes relevant to each subway stations name. In other words, the stations name directly correlates to what the subject or subjects are acting out in the photograph. It may not make perfect sense if you do not speak French, but you can always use an online translator.
“A mix of clips of the New York City subway system on film, mostly from the ’70s and early ’80s, when graffiti was a mainstay on train cars and everything underground was, for the most part, grittier and more worn than it is today. The exact date range is 1966 to 1984…in other words, Lindsay to Koch.” – Jonathan Hertzberg
KEMS of the 3A Crew out of Boston, has recently done a little piece on a 8 foot plexiglass version of a subway car for the company, Graff Toyz. The piece was done during Art Basel Miami last year. One more click for the business.
Writers Madrid is back with the fifth instalment of their online graffiti series, “Cities on Film”. The Spanish writers take us to Milan, Italy for pizza, pasta, and destruction. Chapter 5 of the graffiti diary includes a whole lot of subway system action such as back jumps, tunnels, and metro runners.