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Urban Exploring: Crack The Surface

Two days ago, the first episode of the urban exploring video series Crack The Surface was published, giving some interesting and also spectacular insights into the small but exponentially growing, worldwide urban exploring scene and its culture. Those who risk it all to access and infiltrate closed, abandoned or forgotten spaces explain the what, whys, and how to’s of exploring urban space…

Garnished with some extraordinary film sequences, showing people entering underground drains and stations, climbing on roofs (Check out 12:37 – I think it’s taken from the top of The Shard tower’s construction area in London, the upcoming tallest building in the European Union!) or wading through sewage, the interviews reveal not just but also difficulties and other things urban explorers should think about.

Exploring Urban Environment
Need some more mind-blowing pictures after watching this Crack The Surface episode? Check out some of the urban exploration photography protagonists! Or watch that one…

In my eyes, after the field trip with Steve Duncan in New York, this is the best documentary about urban exploration I’ve seen so far and I’m really looking forward to watch the upcoming episodes!

For more info about urban exploring check out following sites supporting Crack The Surface: silentuk.com, placehacking.co.uk or sub-urban.com. If you know any other urban exploring website, add a comment and let me know!

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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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