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Contents Under Pressure SynopsisWriterz Blok - A Short Documentary Film

This short documentary was shot over the course of a month during a 6 week entrepreneurial project at "Writerz Blok" located in San Diego, California. Writerz Blok is the first graffiti art park in the nation, and it features over 10,000 sq. ft of paint-able walls, where people can come and paint legally. It is a urban art park that attracts people from all around the world that come specifically to San Diego to Writerz Blok to paint. It is an artistic movement that is attracting youth from all over San Diego and it is developing positive change in the community.

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Contents Under Pressure SynopsisContents Under Pressure Synopsis Video

"Contents Under Pressure: The Writing on the Wall" was a unique exhibit featuring 30 years of urban art created by San Diego-based graffiti artists and Hip Hop photographers -- from the inception of Hip Hop in San Diego, to present day — and how today's artists are showing the world that graffiti is a legitimate and museum-worthy art form.

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Writerz Blok is holding a Free E-Waste Recycling Event for the CommunityPRESS RELEASE: Writerz Blok Hosts FREE E-Waste Recycling Event

As part of the commitment to sustainability, the Writerz Blok along with Diamond Management, Inc. and the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, is sponsoring a free electronic waste recycling event on Saturday, April 28 to help community members and businesses recycle properly dispose of old or unwanted electronics in a sustainable and environmentally friendly manner.

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The Philanthropy Collaborative A Pathway to Revitalize Americas EconomyWriterz Blok in The Philanthropy Collaborative:
A Pathway to Revitalize America's Economy

A review of efforts by non-profits to create jobs and boost the economy, including eight case studies. One of which was Writerz Blok. Visit philanthropycollaborative.org for more info about the Philanthropy Collaborative.

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Seaport Village Spring Busker FestivalSeaport Village Spring Busker Festival

Writerz Blok will be featured as one of the guest street performers at this weekend's Seaport Village Spring Busker Festival.
Saturday and Sunday, March 24 - 25 , 12 - 5pm.

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Mexican Art Mural by Writerz BloWriterz Blok - Art Pulse

Posted on December 30, 2011 / Art Pulse

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Mexican Art Mural by Writerz BloMexican Art Mural by Writerz Blok

For two weeks from Nov. 1-16, San Diego-based mural and graffiti group Writerz Blok will be creating a site-specific mural for the San Diego Museum of Art, inspired by our special exhibition Mexican Painting from the Andrés Blaisten Collection and featuring homepages to artists who are represented in the Museum’s permanent collection. The public is invited to view the artists at work each night in the Sculpture Court.

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Graffiti Parks May Be the AnswerGraffiti Parks May Be the Answer

September 9, 2011 / The Huffington Post Arts

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Graffiti Parks May Be the AnswerTCDIY: Graffiti, Foliage and Fathers

June 26, 2011 / Third Coast Digest

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MCASD and Writerz Blok: Continuing the DialogueMCASD and Writerz Blok: Continuing the Dialogue

March 9, 2011 / mcasd.com Press Room

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Horton Plaza Commercial featuring Chor BoogieHorton Plaza Commercial feat. Chor Boogie

March, 2011

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Graffiti Parks May Be the AnswerFormer Banker’s Hill resident ‘tags’ Berlin Wall with aplomb

January 13, 2011 / San Diego Uptown News

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Writerz Blok on KUSI NewsWriterz Blok on KUSI News

January 24, 2011 / KUSI - Good Morning San Diego

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Writerz Blok: A Safe Place to SprayWriterz Blok: A Safe Place to Spray

September 17, 2010 / NBC - San Diego News

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A Tale of Talented TaggersA Tale of Talented Taggers

May 09, 2002 / San Diego Union Tribune

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