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Posted by Sebastian on Jul 14, 2006
Stylewars is a legendary documentary about graffiti/hip hop from 1982 by Tony Silver and Henry Chalfant.
The movie features some of the very first street artists as the graffiti culture seems to be going though its first identity crisis: Are they artists or vandals? Who are friends and who are enemies?
Now, 14 years later, Stylewars has been released on DVD but more interestingly, it has also turned into an website. In contrast to the usual movie-websites, Stylewars manages to combine the best from the movie and the web and in the process, it creates something refreshingly new!