Interview with DOSE MPC

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Title

Interview with DOSE MPC

Subject

Graffiti arts movement

Description

Oral history recorded for the Bronx Aerosol Arts Documentary Project on May 19, 2022 with DOSE MPC, current president and longtime member of the Morris Park Crew, a notorious Bronx graffiti crew with one of the toughest reputations out there. In his oral history DOSE MPC speaks about his early years with his mom and brother on Undercliff Avenue and in Puerto Rico, the family's move during his childhood to the neighborhoods of Morris Park and Pelham Parkway, his experience of racism and encounters with white-passing Latinos in these majority-white neighborhoods (at the time), his first encounter with graffiti and first use of spray paint, how he started writing "DOSE", his induction into the Morris Park Crew, racking, MPC clubhouses, his current aspirations and activity as a writer, and much more.

Date

2022

Rights

CC-BY-NC-SA (Creative Commons).

This oral history is brought to you through the contribution of Columbia University's Oral History Archives at Columbia (OHAC) and will be dual-listed in a collection there.

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Interviewer

Payne, Steven
Boone, Kurt

Interviewee

DOSE MPC

Location

The Bronx, N.Y.

Duration

01:53:13

Citation

“Interview with DOSE MPC,” Bronx History Online, accessed June 28, 2022, https://digital.bchslibrary.org/items/show/855.

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