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Shanghai’s Top Graffiti Writers

[vimeo 7331309 La Mian at Search for Creative City (Shanghai)]
[vimeo 7289296 Mr. Lan at Search for Creative City (Shanghai)]

Their names are Dezio, Popil, Mr. Lan, SAIL, AEK, Lamian, Shier, and HKER and they’re eight of Shanghai’s top graffiti writers!

Recently, the community for youth culture in China “NeochaEDGE” and the “Chinese Knowledge and Innovation Community” (KIC) collaborated to bring these 8 protagonists and about 16 other creative groups together. The result was a four week event series in Shanghai, called “Search for Creative City”.

During that event, some interesting graffiti time-lapse videos were created. They show Shanghai’s top graffiti writers doing their best on some walls in the Chinese metropolis…

For more videos, visit edge.neocha.com. Via psfk.com.

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  1. Hi Brenna,

    I’m the chief editor of NeochaEDGE. Thanks for cross-posting our content. We love your site…it’s really great. We’ve added it to the NoechaEDGE blog role. Keep doing what you’re doing, and let us know if you are ever in China.

    /// AjS

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Urban Art Core is your independent, international source for street art, graffiti and urbanism from around the world, mainly focused on stories, news and actions taking place in urban environments.

It spreads the urban Berlin voice loud and clear to metropolises far and wide and celebrates the urban arts, urban exploration movement and guerilla art interventions with news about artists, trends and exhibitions, since 2009.

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