• June 1, 2007
  • Posted by Marc

The New Urban Interventionists


If you’re in New York next weekend, June 8 - 10, be sure to check out The New Urban Interventionists panel which is part of The Creators Series multidisciplinary art conference. The Creators Series is a weekend showcase of emerging creativity and ideas, produced by Tomorrow Unlimited a new curatorial venture based out of NYC.

Here’s the info:

Panel: The New Urban Interventionists

How are street artists changing the way they interact with the urban canvas?

Street art is still mostly created by spraying, pasting, stenciling, or stickering on public surfaces, but it has also become a fertile ground for artists experimenting with more innovative approaches. New York-based Graffiti Research Lab takes a “geek graffiti” technology-based approach, while Leeds-based Paul “Moose” Curtis uses only a shoebrush and water to create his public artworks. Their discussion will examine the politics of reclaiming the streets, the urban artist’s evolving toolkit, and the value of impermanent, low-impact approaches to street art.

Sat, Jun 9

The Altman Building
The Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

A showcase for the innovative work being presented throughout the Creators Series weekend. Free, with no ticket required, the gallery exhibition will showcase art, media, designs, installations, and other relevant work from each of the Creators Series participants. A number of informal demonstrations and chats will also take place in the gallery throughout the weekend. The gallery is designed as a casual social space, where creative thinkers can come together and exchange ideas.

Exhibition Includes:


A demonstration of Graffiti Research Lab’s L.A.S.E.R. Tag, a system for projecting tags onto tall buildings


A demonstration of British artist Paul “Moose” Curtis’ one-of-a-kind “clean-tagging” technique