Stories2022-10-21T19:49:18+02:00

Stories about graffiti culture

Celebrating unity

3/11/2022|

The hip hop movement that emerged in the Bronx and took over the world can teach us a lot about creativity. At Dutch Creativity Festival we join Edson Sabajo, Patta and friends as they take over diverse and unexpected areas.

Het Groninger verhaal

21/10/2022|

Kladmuur Hangout stond in mei 2021 met 3 afleveringen al stil bij de geschiedenis van graffiti in Rotterdam. Nu droppen ze een nieuwe podcast die vanaf 27 oktober start en waarin je naar het Groninger verhaal kunt luisteren.

The one and only

6/5/2022|

The graffiti 'D.D.T. 666' is the only remaining original Dr. Rat (Ivar Vičs, 21 May 1960 - 29 June 1981) graffiti in Amsterdam. For that reason it was recently restored on the initiative of Stadsdeel...

Graffiti & Street fashion

14/10/2021|

When hiphop culture started to spread among the masses in the 1980s, it didn’t take long for graffiti to have an impact on fashion; It moved from the walls and subway cars to our everyday lives...

THE NEXT STEP

1/1/2021|

Under the roof of Denim City, located in the renovated old tram depot De Hallen Amsterdam, we put graffiti on the map as cultural heritage...

The Dutch adventures of Keith Haring

3/4/2020|

When American artist Keith Haring, then 27, comes to the Netherlands for his first solo exhibition in Amsterdam in the spring of 1986, he doesn’t spend all his time at the Stedelijk Museum. He goes...

Strijd met verf en inkt

25/3/2020|

Vrijdag 20 september 1985 - De documentaire ‘Strijd met verf en inkt’, die de VARA vrijdag uitzendt, is een onderhoudende, soms humoristische en onthullende kijk op die wereld van bizarre tekening...

‘This is not another drop’

8/10/2019|

Ruyzdael announces the release on October 25th of Shave’s Cut, Cult. Need. & Dedication in collaboration with Dutch Graffiti Library. The book is a tribute to graffiti in the Netherlands. A manifest...

HOW HIPHOP TOOK OVER FASHION

15/8/2019|

In collaboration with the HipHopHuis and guest curator Lee Stuart, the Kunsthal Rotterdam presents an exhibition about hip-hop and its influence on fashion and lifestyle...

AMSTERDAM ON TOUR

25/4/2019|

AGAIN, in collaboration with FRESHCOTTON and CARHARTT WIP, present AMSTERDAM ON TOUR. A book that takes you inside the wild Amsterdam graffiti scene of the late 70s and early 80s...

Disz’s years Down Under

30/1/2019|

This story is a special visual epilogue that Dutch Graffiti Library wants to share due to all the positive and remarkable reactions we have received after publishing the book: “Disz. The first Dutch...

Unlock Book Fair 2018 Amsterdam

14/11/2018|

The Unlock Book Fair 2018 is a meeting of the international graffiti and street art publishing scene in two days of amazing publications, talks, launches and screenings. Entrance is free...

Tag: Name Writing in Public Space

14/11/2018|

The Tag Conference is an unprecedented event that gathers scholars and specialists from all over the world to explore name writing, or tagging. In 2018 the Tag Conference travels to Amsterdam...

StarArena and the Atomic Baby Clones

11/11/2017|

The Dutch Graffiti Library proudly presents a new collection high-light: the #0 custom made Atomic Baby Clone, alter-ego TOY of the original Gods Vicious Baby ANGEL GVB TBH CTK. 100% concept, created...

Stadscurator beschermt

29/6/2016|

Van wie is kunst in de openbare ruimte en wie beschermt deze werken? Als het aan GroenLinks ligt krijgt de stad een curator die zich over straatkunst ontfermt. Het is kwalijk dat niemand precies weet...

The battle of Waterloo

10/3/2016|

The following story is an exerpt taken from the book Amsterdam Graffiti: The Battle of Waterloo written and designed by Dutch Graffiti Library, Remko Koopman and Hein S. Published by Stadsuitgeverij...

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