"Hard Times, Good Times, Better Times"01 January 2006Factual76 mins
A film about the emergence of graffiti in Amsterdam. The story tells the adventures of the Amsterdam graffiti writers. From the first principles from the punk period until the apotheosis at the Amsterdam metro to the world of contemporary design and art. The history starts in the punk and late 1970s early 1980s cracking time. An era that is exposed by Hugo Kaagman and poet/writer template artist Diana ozone. HIGH tells about the pioneering, territories and the heyday of graffiti in Amsterdam. Graphic designer Niels ' SHOE ' Meulman, tells from his Office, and the neighborhood where it all started for him until today is how graffiti has an influence on his work. ZAP the subways of Amsterdam pops up in looking for history and above all adventure.
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