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The Rise of Graffiti Writing - From New York To Europe

The story of Graffiti from its beginnings in 1970s New York to its arrival in Europe in the 1980s. Developing in the creative cauldron of the Bronx before crossing the Atlantic, the street style spread like a virus in Amsterdam, Paris, London and Copenhagen before taking over the entire continent.

The Rise of Graffiti Writing - Season 1

A 10 part documentary series laying out the early history of graffiti art. 

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (1/10)

THE ORIGINS | 1973 - 1982

8 min

The Rise of Graffiti Writing - From New York to Europe (2/10)

WILD STYLE IS BORN | 1979 - 1981

11 min

FROM DOWNTOWN NY TO EUROPE | 1980 - 1981

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (3/10)

10 min

AMSTERDAM 1980 | 1980 - 1982

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (4/10)

10 min

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe

WILD STYLE GOES EUROPE | 1982 - 1983 (6/10)

9 min

BRITISH PIONEERS | 1982 - 1986

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (7/10)

17 min

CRIME TIME KINGS | 1985 - 1987

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (8/10)

14 min

The Rise of Graffiti Writing – From New York To Europe (9/10)

GERMANY 1983 | 1983 - 1986

10 min

The Rise of Graffiti Writing - Season 3

The history of graffiti writing from its beginnings in Europe in the early eighties to today, as told by those that were there

Dortmund, Berlin & Frankfurt

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (1/6)

10 min

BBC Crew Paris

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (2/6)

11 min

The Birth of Graffiti in Stockholm

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (3/6)

13 min

Local Street Style

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (4/6)

12 min

Writing on Trains: Dortmund & Frankfurt

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (5/6)

9 min

Berlin in the Nineties

The Rise of Graffiti Writing (6/6)

17 min