Things are fucked up in Detroit. And they’re not just hidden-behind-the-scenes fucked up, but in-your-face fucked up. Throughout the city, there are deep pockets of half-collapsed buildings and blocks of burned-out homes. Once elegant places now look so abandoned that if it was not for the graffiti, there would be virtually no evidence of human activity. The decaying ruins and urban sprawl are what make “the D” such an inviting canvas for writers all across the nation; an aerosol mecca that warrants at least one pilgrimage.
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Here is a few photos from the event this weekend..
Mikael B. and Bumblebee collab.
70ft wall at The Container Yard, Downtown Los Angeles.
Instagram: @bumblebeelovesyou @mikaelbrandrup @thecontaineryard
Shot by: @landon_taylor
Edited by: @ac_in_la
Late last year bags were packed and roads were hit in search of steel.
Watch the result as the bad food, beer and good times flow.
Cut: Selina Miles.
Roleo: The Dentist
Millions Like Us: Flip
Dax Perrier: Come and Git Em
Ginger & The Ghost: One Type of Dark (Ta-ku Remix)
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Check out the trailer for Street Art Throwdown and don’t miss the premiere February 3 at 9/8c only on Oxygen!