Forever on the run: UNLIKE U- TRAINWRITING IN BERLIN

     |    Thursday October 24th, 2013

They sleep only a few hours every night, they invest tons of money in spray paint cans and live with the fear of getting caught by the police. They do it all while expecting nothing in return. But, they say they feel free and more alive than ever. This is how train sprayers in Berlin 

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Berlin Diary: Graffiti Artist ALIAS

     |    Friday April 5th, 2013

This is a stencil graffiti by Berlin graffiti artist who goes by the name Alias. Alias may be working under an alias, but his work is pretty damn famous. This photo was taken in Kreuzberg just a few days ago. But the piece has been up on that wall for years! Now that’s a sign 

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Random Urban Landscape: Sonne und Spree

     |    Tuesday February 12th, 2013

xhiller visits the Spree on a cold, sunny day. The colors of the graffiti are echoed in the colors of the river itself and the new buildings on the opposite shore. The banks to the Spree are more often than not an abandoned-looking jumble of garbage, old ruins from some building long gone, and ungroomed 

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Berlin Diary: and the beat goes on – SOULMIND goes 1UP

     |    Thursday June 16th, 2011

Just in time – xhiller’s got the weekend sound track of chilled beats from Berlin by Scott Hobbs and Soulmind! And to accompany this soundblending work of art, I offer you a pic snapped in the immediate neighborhood: it’s 1UP, folks! I have often asked myself: what does all this 1UP graffiti mean? I see 

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