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    • Skate + Create
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      Skate and Create explores the strange hybrid of skateboarding and creativity. In part one of our first episode we explore the fundamental basics of this connection, speaking to skate/music/film icons such as Tony Hawk, Thurston Moore, Jason Lee, Shepard Fairey and others. The second half gets into the subject of "outsiderness" and how both skateboarders andartists find a surrogate family based on their mutual alienation.moreless
    • On the street with the graffiti removal crew from San Francisco's Department of Public Works.
    • 3/1/10
      Graffiti artists Sace, Abhor, Amaze, Deadcat, Sleezer and Earsnot talk about legal versus illegal graffiti.
    • Graffiti Part One: Roots and Drive
      Craig Stecyk, KR, Todd James, Sleezer, Epso and Earsnot talk about the history and spread of graffiti, as well as what motivates them to create graffiti.
    • 0.0
      Craig Stecyk, Damon Way, Harmony Korine, Tony Hawk, Fausto Vitello, Ray Barbee, Tommy Guerrero and Chris Pastras give their opinions about selling out in the skateboarding community and how skateboarding has gone from an underground scene to a mainstream affair.
    • 0.0
      The fourth installment of Skate and Create talks to and about the wide range of visual artists who have spawned from skate culture. We talk about the artistic temperament and how it applies to being a skateboarder, as well as different applications of creativity in graphics, painting, and other forms of fine art. The segment includes interviews with icons such as Geoff McFetridge, Andy Jenkins, Thomas Campbell, Ray Barbee, Kevin Ancell, Thurston Moore, Tony Hawk and others.moreless
    • Os Gêmeos
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Os Gêmeos (Portuguese for "The Twins") are identical twin brothers from São Paulo, Brazil. They started painting graffiti in 1987 and gradually became a major influence in the local scene, helping to define Brazil's own style. Stylistically, Os Gêmeos are heavily influenced by the cryptic art of the São Paulo–based pixação graffiti movement as well as American hip-hop, which the twins grew up with in Brazil. The brothers have gained international fame, displaying their work in exhibitions in major cities in the U.S. and Europe, including Deitch Projects in New York and Tate Modern in London.moreless
    • Part 3 explores "the skaters' gaze"- the way a skateboarder looks at the urban environment in a completely different way from others. It becomes something not just to be experienced, but to be used. Includes interviews with musicians Ian MacKaye and Thurston Moore, pro skater Tommy Guerrero, Fausto Vitello (founder of Thrasher magazine) and more.moreless
    • Part 2 of our Skate and Create series focuses on the steep learning curve in skateboarding and how it affects creativity. Skateboarders and creatives such as Tommy Guerrero, Ray Barbee, Geoff McFetridge, Thomas Campbell and others talk about the idea that "falling down" is okay. As artist Ben Woodward of Philadelphia's Space 1026 said, "Failing is totally cool!"moreless
    • Swoon
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      SWOON is a street artist from New York City who specializes in life-size wheat-paste prints and paper cutouts. SWOON, whose real name is Caledonia "Callie" Curry, studied painting at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and started doing street art around 1999. Our cameras follow her around her native Brooklyn one afternoon as she puts up pieces in the street and talks about her work.moreless
    • Public Spaces Vs. Private Space
      Public Spaces Vs. Private Space
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Graffiti artists discuss public spaces versus private space. This episode features ESPO, KR, Craig R. Stecyk, Barry McGee, Amaze, Earsnot, Sace and Shepard Fairey.