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THROUGH THE LENS: POW! WOW! Hawai’i 2014

While POW WOW Hawai’i 2014 brought together a huge number of visual artists from various disciplines in street culture, its engagement also encompassed a larger community of journalists, photographers and curators. Our latest THROUGH THE LENS feature...

Here Comes the Neighborhood Vol. 7 – Martha Cooper

If you haven’t seen the series, Here Comes the Neighborhood is a short-form docuseries exploring the power of public art and innovation to uplift and revitalize urban communities around the Arts District of Wynwood, Miami. Featuring an array of inter...

Here Comes the Neighborhood Vol. 4 – Intercambio

For its fourth episode entitled “Intercambio,” Here Comes the Neighborhood turns its lens to the intercultural aspects and underpinnings of its ongoing Wynwood Walls street art project in Miami, Florida. The community-centric project extended a broad...

Martha Cooper @ MOCA Los Angeles

Art purveyors VNA caught up with respected photographer Martha Cooper during the opening of the much talked about “Art in the Streets” showcase at the MOCA in Los Angeles. Amongst other things, Martha speaks a bit about the history of...

Os Gemeos & Co. Mini Subway Car at MOCA “Art in the Streets”

Amongst all exhibitions and highlights taking place at the recently commenced MOCA “Art in the Streets,” pioneering hip-hop photographer Martha Cooper shares with us some work by Os Gemeos. Paying homage to New York’s past, the...

Shepard Fairey x COPE x Martha Cooper Print

Following up on their inclusion in MOMA’s “Art in the Streets” exhibition, Shepard Fairey, COPE and Martha Cooper have teamed up to release a limited edition print that goes on sale today, April 21. The 18″ x 24″ pos...

Martha Cooper : Remix Exhibition @ Carmichael Gallery Recap

This past weekend, cultural documentarian Martha Cooper was the focus of a new group art show titled “Martha Cooper : Remix Exhibition.” Having amassed a huge catalog of images over the years, it was up to several of the street art co...

Martha Cooper : Remix Exhibition @ Carmichael Gallery

In a time before the widespread proliferation of cameras, the documentation of subcultures were hard to come by. Luckily for hip-hop and graffiti, they had an unlikely champion in Martha Cooper who helped capture all aspects of hip-hop from music...

Name Tagging with Martha Cooper

Last month, pioneering Hip-Hop documentarian Martha Cooper debuted her newest publication Name Tagging at the OBEY Pop-Up Shop. Covering the prevalent notion of tagging with stickers once used primarily in the corporate environment, we took the oppor...

Name Tagging by Martha Cooper Book Launch Party

On Saturday, May 15th, legendary Hip-Hop photography Martha Cooper will release her latest book titled “Name Tagging” through a launch party at the OBEY Pop-Up Store in New York. The book’s focus lies in the use of “Hello...

Henry Chalfant & Martha Cooper | The 25th Anniversary of Subway Art

Famed urban culture photographer Henry Chalfant and equally famous American photojournalist Martha Cooper take a look into the culture of subway art. Both discuss the significance and history of the genre, celebrating its 25th Anniversary. Check...

Martha Cooper “Street Shots” Exhibition

Well known for her continued documentation of various cultures including graffiti and hip-hop, Martha Cooper follows up on the recent unveiling of her latest Going Postal book to host an event at Subliminal Projects in Los Angeles. 50 years of p...

Going Postal by Martha Cooper

A well-respected documentarian, photographer Martha Cooper has captured many a subculture in a time when few would actively explore the landscapes which included both graffiti and hip-hop. In her most recent project which began six years ago, her...

The Hip-Hop Files with Martha Cooper

In this latest interview, hip-hop’s original documentarian Martha Cooper offers amazing insight on how she became the quintessential link between the graffiti/hip-hop scene and the rest of the world as these subcultures were in their infa...

Martha Cooper, Graffiti & Photography

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At a time when the graffiti world lacked documentation, Martha Cooper had a large part in the showcasing of some of the world’s least known artists. Her work in graffiti world has created lasting impressions through countless photographic j...