WK Interact Graffiti on a wall in New York

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    Dabrye's album art on a garage door in NY.
    Actual retail cover here

    belloshitty and Filotopia added this photo to their favorites.

    1. silki 90 months ago | reply

      Ah, Aaron...NOT just crazy grafitti, but CULTURE-JAMMING! So why don't you post it in a new group which just started collecting examples of that phenomenon @ www.flickr.com/groups/culturejam/ ?

      Jump into the pool! We're not NEARLY as hostile as the guy in the mask in this quite interesting photo of yours.

    2. Aaron_M 90 months ago | reply

      Sure thing, man. I took media in Gr. 11, I know what you guys are about.

    3. silki 90 months ago | reply

      Er, that should be "Sure thing, babe." But no biggie. Welcome!

      And since you know what we're about, feel free to add any other of your photos you think fit the subject...and keep your eyes open for new examples to shoot.

    4. Aaron_M 90 months ago | reply

      Ooh, sorry, babe. I'll keep an eye out.

    5. unknownkarmic 90 months ago | reply

      No apologies necessary, Mr. M. I know silki and I'm sure she got a laugh outta that. My welcomes as well...and that is one SCARY image you spotted.

    6. Aaron_M 90 months ago | reply

      Thank you, unknownkarmic. While I am happy to give it to the group since you asked, is this really considered a culture jam, BTW?
      I was pretty sure this is just graffiti...

    7. silki 90 months ago | reply

      I'll pop back in here, though you addressed this to el honcho, lol.

      I suggested you post it to our pool, Aaron, because there IS a political feel to it. The ski mask, first considered sporting wear, then part of a criminal's equipment, has, via its appearance in the Berlin Olympic massacre, the Chiapas uprising and even the Iraq insurgency hostage tapes, become politicized. What I saw when I came upon this image in your photostream was the masked third world rising out of the back of the "first world", all white shirt and tie, and beginning to strangle it. As two out of the three examples I pointed out above may tell you, I still have a fear of that mask...and I found the image chilling and compelling and very much imbued with the spirit of culture-jamming.

      (In case you're wondering, I wasn't scared of its use in Chiapas. The maggoty Mexican government would have waged a campaign of reprisal on the leaders if they'd known who they were.)

      See? I can get serious, just like karmic, every ONCE in a while. YOU keep taking those pictures and looking at the sad planet we've stuck you in. (dances away to the tune of "Mad World" from DONNIE DARKO)

    8. Aaron_M 90 months ago | reply

      Wow!
      I was entirely unaware of this kind of significance. I just thought it was a neat photo.
      Thanks.

    9. switch_1010 [deleted] 89 months ago | reply

      Thats a piece by WK Interact from N.Y.

    10. Aaron_M 89 months ago | reply

      I didn't know that, thanks!
      Are there any other photos of his stuff on Flickr?

    11. John Fogarty 88 months ago | reply

      WKInteracts all over this place in the village, the guy moved to New york fifteen years ago with nothing and now is a part of the environment in NYC as well as successfull financially too. the ultimate sacrifice for the greatest reward.

    12. Aaron_M 88 months ago | reply

      Cool, I like his stuff. Thanks for the info.

    13. NooMa. 86 months ago | reply

      dang man, that's brootal.

    14. Aaron_M 86 months ago | reply

      No one deserves a thumb in their eye. Even if they are a businessman.
      Thanks Pantsy, I thought so too!

    15. belloshitty 86 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Suburban the streetart magazine, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    16. Ronen M 85 months ago | reply


      This Image is my favorite on One Of A Kind
      pool.

    17. Aaron_M 85 months ago | reply

      Um, it would seem this is actually a Dabrye album cover:
      www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:apfpxqwdldae
      And all this time I thought it was just random graffiti! Still cool though.
      Thanks for all the kind words!

    18. Robot Oil 74 months ago | reply

      That is awesome!

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