Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project

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Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project

Description

The Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project is a collaboration between Kurt Boone, veteran documentarian of urban culture in New York City, and Dr. Steven Payne, librarian and archivist at The Bronx County Historical Society. The project aims to document the early years of the graffiti arts movement in The Bronx through recording oral histories and collecting tags from surviving Bronx pioneers of the art form.

Creator

Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project

Publisher

The Bronx County Archives at The Bronx County Historical Society Research Library

Contributor

Boone, Kurt
Payne, Steven

Rights

CC-BY-NC-SA (Creative Commons)

Collection Items

Tag from BG 183 (Tats Cru)
Digital image of tag written by BG 183 (Tats Cru) for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project.

Oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on January 18, 2022 with BUTCH 2, a pioneer in the graffiti arts movement from The Bronx, a master of wild style lettering design, a member of The Fantastic Partners (TFP), and one…

Tag from BUTCH 2 (TFP)
Digital image of tag written by BUTCH 2 (TFP) for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project.

Oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on January 19, 2022 with COSE, a member of The Death Squad (TDS) and one of the most prolific graffiti artists in New York City during the Golden Age of graffiti during the early…

Tag from COSE (TDS)
Digital image of tag written by COSE (TDS) for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project.

Oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on February 9, 2022 with SLAVE, a member of The Fabulous Five (The Fab 5ive), one of the most accomplished graffiti crews, the first to paint an entire operational train in 1977.…

Tag from SLAVE (The Fab 5ive)
Digital image of tag written by SLAVE (The Fab 5ive) for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project.

Part 1 of an oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on February 23, 2022 with STAFF 161, a true pioneer of the graffiti arts movement in The Bronx, and the founder of the first Bronx graffiti crew, The Ebony Dukes…

Part 2 of an oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on March 23, 2022 with STAFF 161, a true pioneer of the graffiti arts movement in The Bronx, and the founder of the first Bronx graffiti crew, The Ebony Dukes Graffiti…

Tag from STAFF 161 (TED)
Digital image of tag written by STAFF 161 (TED) for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project.
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