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NYTimes: One Wall Down, Thousands to Paint

March 2, 2008
Heads Up | Berlin
One Wall Down, Thousands to Paint

SPRAY cans clink in Ali’s bag as he walks down a cobblestone street in Berlin’s post-hip neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg. He stops in front of a grocery truck parked near a children’s playground and pulls out a can. With a fluid motion, he strokes his name in bubbly, bright red letters, before leaving his mark on a telephone booth, a dozen doors and a concrete wall next to the train tracks.

"It’s a great feeling doing a piece at night and coming back the day after to look at it,” said Ali, 31, an industrial designer who was dressed in baggy pants and a black hoodie and didn’t want his surname used to avoid prosecution. “I also see it as reclaiming the city and shaping my urban environment.”

Huge Tiny Stencil Archive Update

No matter how you look at it, this small update took Stencil Archive over the 8400 mark!

Waiting on a friend to go funk dancing, so thought I'd drop a nice Saturday bomb at ya......

  • Satire from Denver gets a new archive (and a medal for getting up inside a Starbucks)
  • Just put every last image I have for Scott Williams into his archive (including a complete Pattern Journal)
  • Still throwing up the difusor pics from Maya WorldofStencils

click click click!

Vote Pixnit in 2008

Hi All,

Eager to exercise your voting muscles this election season? Please take a moment today to place your vote for "The Best of Boston". PIXNT Productions is pleased to announce that the Phoenix has nominated PIXNIT in the category of Boston's Best Street Artist. Follow the link below and vote for other Boston's Best dining, arts and culture.


03/01: OUTSIDE/INSIDE W. Hollywood Exhibit


Stencil art from around the world featuring Adam5100, Adam Koukoudakis, Amy Rice, Brian Jones, C215, Chris Stain, Dotmasters, HaHa, Hush, Jef Aerosol, Kaleb, Logan Hicks, M-City, Mantis, Martin Whatson, Pam Glew, Rene Gagnon, Skran and a few special guests!

March 1 - March 16, 2008


Kilroy Was Here, a Story

Not a stencil story, but worth posting as a classic reminder of human's urge to get up:


In 1946 the American Transit Association, through its radio program, "Speak to America," sponsored a nationwide contest to find the REAL Kilroy, offering a prize of a real trolley car to the person who could prove himself to be the genuine article.

Almost 40 men stepped forward to make that claim, but only James Kilroy from Halifax, Massachusetts had evidence of his identity.

Stencil Archive Feb. 19 Update

Just in time for a full lunar eclipse here in SF...... new pic treats for peeps on the moon:

8242 images and counting...........





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