STREET ART book "Back Jumps - The Live Issue #3" brings
together over 500 photos and texts from the 24 street artists and
projects who were part of the very successful third "Backjumps"
exhibition. In addition to showcasing the fascinating works of the
artists, numerous photographs of the street art of international icons,
many essays and an extensive visual and written report on the first
two exhibitions is also included.
the exhibition, ‘Backjumps – The Live Issue’ opened,
it hit like a bomb. Within six weeks up to 12,000 visitors wanted
to see the rooms decorated by street artists of the Kunstraum Bethanien
in Berlin." Die Zeit.de
started as a graffiti magazine developed into a print medium for communication
and aesthetics in the urban space and from there into a medium in
the live context. 2003 the first 'Live Issue' was organized by the
Backjumps team - with overwhelming success." Piranha
Berlin exhibition liberates graffiti from their poor image."
has an exhibition has attracted so many young people, and it also
succeded better in intergrating, children and residents from the neighborhood
as many well-intentioned Street festivals did." Zitty-
Berlin city magazine
organizers in their official program and its press releases do not
even bother to disguise their illegal graffiti activities" Berliner
CDU (christian socialist conservative party) is outraged that an exhibition,
which presents property damaging vandalisim recieves cultural funding.
Though all this agitation is of no use, the CDU activists should only
go into Bethanien. Then they would see, that Streetart has arrived
in the arts for a long time. Their exhibits are not only presented
in the White Cube, they think the White Cube now. " DE:
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