Mike Giant on the C/S Symbol

As The C/S Project continues to provide awareness and educate outsiders on the historic C/S symbol and the meaning of “con safos” in Chicano culture, the project’s latest video features none other than legendary San Francisco-based artist Mike Giant. Here, Giant reflects on his first encounters with the symbol alongside gang graffiti in New Mexico, the various meanings and interpretations of “con safos,” and the traditions regarding the symbol’s use in tattooing.

Source: Juxtapoz

Date: Nov 6, 2012  /  Views: 3  /  Author: T.S. Fox
Category: Arts  /  Tags: Art, Mike giant, Videos, C/s, The c/s project, C slash s