Saturday, June 5
The Fridge, 516 8th St. SE rear alley
Washington City Paper’s 2010 Best New Galley
2 blocks from Eastern Market Metro
Hosted by Asad ULTRA Walker
Come explore the street art/ graffiti phenomenon with three underground films that try to capture this growing medium. The showing will be followed by a discussion panel on art in public spaces. DC’s new graffiti paint store, Pintura Fresca, will be giving away a free can of Montana 94 spraypaint to the first 20 guests. $10 donation requested at door.
1:00pm VIDEOGRAF 10 (2010)
The return of the Godfather of graffiti videos. VideoGraf crew are back with all-new content featuring ACET (NJ), EASE (Miami), JESUS SAVES (NYC), SIEK FLYID (NYC), OBSERVE (Miami), INDIE (NYC), SKET (CT) and LEIA (NYC)with never-before-seen interviews with LEE and PJAY and much more.
3:30pm CHOCOLATE CITY BURNING (2009)
DC’s piecing crew’s fame grew beyond the boundaries of the nation’s capitol. This doc follows DEMON, SIME, REI 21 and MEGA as they came into nationwide recognition and all the pitfalls along the way
5:00pm BOMB IT (2008)
This movie travels the world and meets international artists CLAW, CORNBREAD, DAIM, Ron English, Shepherd Fairey, Blek Le Rat, REVS and many, many more. The debate over public art and public space is introduced in a thought-provoking way.
6:45pm Discussion Panel
Featuring Nick Smith (director of Chocolate City Burning) and other public art experts: DECOY (queen of DC wheatpaste), Peter Krsko (Albus Cavus) and other surprise guests.