Interview with the street artists Michael A. George and Flash. A conversation about the rise and the decay of the former underground area SoHo, New York City. Michael grew up in the Lower East Side during the 1970s and 1980s. Flash is a young graffiti artist. They talk about Disco, New Wave, Hip Hop, the art scene before and after Warhol and Obey, about drugs and gentrification and about the change of the class structure during the years and their daily struggle.
Short description: Rise and Decay of the SoHo Art Scene
Genre: Cultural Studies
Author: Stefan Paulus
Length: 19:24 minutes
File format: WAVE
With the kindly consent of Michael and Flash