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Three dead graffiti artists in London

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Three men were killed by a freight train in south-west London, while they were trying to create graffiti in the area. The victims were identified as Jack Gilbert, 23, Harrison Scott-Hood, 23, and Alberto Fresneda Carrasco, 19, whom were presumably painting graffiti because spray cans were found close to their bodies. The incident happened between […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Graffiti problem in Melbourne transport

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There are many consequences of graffiti offences in the public transport, from increasing costs of removal to accidents and delays. The annual expense of cleaning up across the network has increased to over $10 million, money that could be used to improve the network instead. Every month, tags have to be removed from stations and […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Graffiti all over the Royal Wedding

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The Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated on 19th May, brought a lot of attention to Windsor, a small town situated 34 km to the west of London. The historic town is known to be the place of one of the official residences of the British Royal Family, therefore it has always […]

by Yair Frid , September 3, 2018

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Good side of graffiti, bringing children together

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The English artists Rosie Woods painted a stunning and colourful cockatoo in the new post office building at Emu Park in Queensland. The graffiti impressed all the residents and brought together children that were interested in the artists’ process. Rosie was commissioned by the Livingstone Shire Council as part of the Placemaking program to paint […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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Graffiti network in Melbourne struck by police

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The police have conducted a major operation to dismantle a graffiti network that have been attacking the public transport network in Melbourne for over a year now. The alleged vandals have perpetuated over 145 assaults causing expenses over $100,000 in graffiti removal since March 2017. The police executed nine warrants in five suburbs across the […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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Racist graffiti against Greek and Macedonian community

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Another racist attack has been registered, this time the target was the Macedonian community in Melbourne. In the past weeks at least two buildings were vandalised with violent and racist graffiti. Fortunately, the graffiti removal in this case was prompt and performed by the local council and police. The first attack was directed to the […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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Newest train corridor covered with graffiti

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The newest train line corridor in Melbourne has been vandalised with graffiti in an extension that runs for kilometres. The stations that run on the Frankston line were only opened in 2016 but is now a corridor that is full of graffiti. It went from a shiny appearance to a complete disaster covered with tags […]

by Yair Frid , April 26, 2018

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H&M is fighting graffiti and street art

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The giant of low price fashionable clothes, H&M made a move that street artists considered as a direct attack to art and artists’ rights, bringing a lot of attention around the world. It all started when the brand used street art from Jason “REVOK” Williams, in one of their ad campaigns without any sort of […]

by Yair Frid , April 10, 2018

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Veterans’ association Tabruk House attacked with graffiti

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The Rats of Tobruk Association House located in Albert Park has been vandalised with graffiti for the fourth time in the past three months, as the facade of the building represents a white canvas for taggers. The veterans gained recognition because they held out a siege during eight months by Irwin Rommel, a German general […]

by Yair Frid , February 20, 2018

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Memorials in Melbourne vandalised with graffiti

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The past Australia Day was once again the centre of the debate, when Captain Cook’s statue at St Kilda was covered in pink paint and tagged with the words “no pride”. Also, the memorial to Burke and Wills located near the Melbourne Zoo, was vandalized with green paint and the words “stolen”, both attacks were […]

by Yair Frid , February 20, 2018

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