Under Pressure International Graffiti Festival 2017

We’re proud to announce we are partnering up with the infamous Under Pressure International Graffiti Festival taking place this week in Montreal, Canada. The event will feature a ton of amazing graffiti and hip-hop related activities, but much more than that such as art shows, parties and skateboard competitions. Take a look a the event listings HERE and watch some more recap videos after the jump!

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Under Pressure Festival MTL 20th Anniversary

Well the time is upon us. Starting tomorrow our friends from the Under Pressure Festival in Montreal are throwing their 20th anniversary event featuring tons of amazing sub-culture features such as skateboarding, breakdancing, emceeing and of course graffiti.

Taking up a number of blocks in the downtown core of Montreal, if you are anywhere near the city you must stop by. Even if you’re not – make the drive!

Check out the map for all the details pertaining to the event here.

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Under Pressure – 20 Years Later

Graffiti writing has always been a criminal activity, looked upon as vandalism. When the Under Pressure Festival was founded in 1996, many people also associated it with gang activity; the desire to alter this misconception is part of what inspired Under Pressure’s creation. As a small, community-funded festival organized by volunteers, Under Pressure’s goal is to emphasize not only the artists, but also to foster a sense of community. More info and video after the jump!

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BBB x Fresh Paint x Under Pressure – “Out For Fame” @ Goodfellas Gallery

Alongside our pals over at Fresh Paint Gallery and the Under Pressure Festival in Montreal, we are proud to announce that the traveling exhibition “Out For Fame” will be shown next month in Toronto. The graffiti inspired typography exhibition features an eclectic mix of artists from all over the globe and will be on display at Goodfellas Gallery in Parkdale. Much more information and promo pics after the jump!

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RECAP: BBB x Under Pressure x Fresh Paint Gallery – “Out For Fame”

Last weekend we partnered up with Under Pressure and Fresh Paint Gallery in Montreal to bring to you a travelling exhibition under the name of “Out For Fame.” With an incredible bunch of talented established and emerging artists from Canada and Europe the show was a tremendous success. We posted up the teaser before, now here is the recap. Check out the party flicks by KATE MADA after the jump!

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BBB x Under Pressure – “Out for Fame” @ Fresh Paint Gallery

We were lucky enough to partner up with Under Pressure and Fresh Paint Gallery alongside a bunch of other great sponsors for an incredible exposition that starts this week. On Thursday october 30rd, the International graffiti convention Under Pressure will present a travelling exhibition called Out For Fame. This project is strongly influence by graffiti movement and have been build with the help of Art by Friends a French organization promoting local and international. Thanks to the help of Promenade Wellington the exhibition will be presented in an anonymous vacant space that will be revealed via a video on October 23trd. The opening event will present 35 pieces of artwork and hold a musical performance with 2 MC’s a 2 Dj’s. All the benefit from this event will be invested on the project so this
collection of work can keep continue its journey across the world with the next stop in Brussel Belgium. Out for Fame is a collection of artwork from all 5 continents which mobilizes the international graffiti community. Truly a tribute to the graf movement and its contributors, the exhibition puts aside differences between artists to focus on a common interest: lettering and graffiti.

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Fresh Paint MTL – Under Pressure 18

Nearly a half a year later Fresh Paint MTL presents some really solid documentation of the Under Pressure festival that took place in Montreal this past August. The video has got some fantastic crane shots of some of the best writers, breakers and DJs in Montreal.

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