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'Wall Writers: Graffiti in Its Innocence' Documents the Pioneers of Graffiti and Street Art

Before Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Cartrain.

Before Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Cartrain, there were graffiti pioneers who were responsible for the evolution of street art. Conceived and directed by Roger Gastman, Wall Writers: Graffiti in Its Innocence is a documentary film that explores street art’s eruption into the mainstream. The film offers an interesting look into the place of graffiti in popular culture through never-before-seen photographs, archival footage and exclusive interviews with graffiti’s originators, journalists, historians and politicians who bore witness to the wall-writing revolution. Narrated by legendary filmmaker John Waters, you can find the film and accompanying book available for pre-order here now.

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