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Write of Passage Programming

Write of Passage is a six-week series of educational programming, workshops, screenings, and more celebrating American graffiti’s roots and impact on global culture.

Our popular workshop series continues during the Write of Passage Gallery Hours, running from October 19th – November 23rd.

Write of Passage Exhibit
The Red Bull Studios New York – 218 W. 18th Street, NYC
Open Every Saturday, from October 19th – November 23rd, 1-5pm.
Workshops & Screenings start promptly at 3pm

– October 19th – Video Graf with Director Carl Weston
– October 26th – “Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence” Screening & Panel Discussion with Snake 1, Mike 171, Rocky 184
– November 2nd – “Cops & Writers” A conversation with Steve Mona & Ven (DJ Adam X)
– November 9th – “Style Wars 2” Screening (1:30pm) and “Style Wars” the original Screening (3:00pm)
– November 16th – Chino: My life in graffiti through the lens of photography
– November 23rd – Handselecta: A conversation about the evolution of tagging

Our past workshops included:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2013 – MARTIN WONG PANEL DISCUSSION 
In conjunction with The Museum of the City of New York, artist Martin Wong’s life and extensive collection of New York City-based graffiti artifacts will be explored by an invitation-only panel discussion with the contributors and authors of City As Canvas: New York City Graffiti From The Martin Wong Collection.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013 – WORKSHOP SERIES DAY 1
A series of lectures from some of the most notable members of the writing community, including Rocky 184, Mike 171, Snake 1, retired police officer Steve Mona, Ket, Alan Bortman, Daze, Cope 2, Jonathan Levine, Ces, Keo, and Serve. For a full overview of our workshops, click here. All workshops will be moderated by Sacha Jenkins.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2013 – “WALL WRITERS” FILM SCREENING
Through unprecedented access to Taki 183, Cornbread, and a host of other legendary figures, “Wall Writers: Graffiti In Its Innocence” director Roger Gastman tells the story of a time when underprivileged city kids refused to keep lurking in the shadows, when the streets were so wild that fame and infamy became indistinct, and when art became a democracy and self-promotion became an art. This film screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, moderated by Sacha Jenkins.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2013 – WORKSHOP SERIES DAY 2
Our workshops continue with in-depth conversations with Henry Chalfant, David “Chino” Villorente, James Matthew, Claudia Claw Money, Cey Adams and Haze. For a full overview of our workshops, click here. All workshops will be moderated by Sacha Jenkins.

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