Six most compelling articles that capture the graffiti scene in India

We thought it would be a good idea to write a link roundup of the most interesting articles on the internet that capture the trend of graffiti scene in India. Here it goes…

The new walls of fame – Hindustan Times

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An article by Srishti Jha which describes the onset of the graffiti and street art culture in India as spirited artists turn city walls into open art galleries.

Read the article at http://www.hindustantimes.com/Entertainment/Art/The-new-walls-of-fame/Article1-954467.aspx

The street artist named Daku – Little Black Book Delhi

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Sakhshi Mahajan narrates Daku’s story – how he’s defining graffiti the Indian way through his pioneering style.

Read the article at http://littleblackbookdelhi.com/2012/11/9984/street-artist-named-daku

The writing is on the wall… – nh7

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This article by Siddhant Mehta is based on the thrilling night of Daku in Mumbai as he stencil sprays an intriguing word around the city to give  the Mumbaikars an unusual surprise the next morning.

Big boys only spray at night – TOI, Crest Edition

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The graffiti scene in Delhi led by the protagonists Daku, Zine & Yantr told like a suspense thriller by Kim Arora.

Read the article at http://www.timescrest.com/society/big-boys-only-spray-at-night-6030

Writing on the wall – IndiaToday

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A well rounded article by Gayatri Jayaraman which features a variety of popular Indian artists with their own styles and initiatives, operating in different parts of India to complete their mission – taking forward the street art trend in India.

Read the article at http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/street-art-artists-writing-on-wallcanvases-to-public-spaces/1/258036.html

Writing on the wall – The Telegraph

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Mohua Das narrates the emerging trend of street art in Calcutta. She talks about the young brigade of artists who are rocking the streets of Calcutta!

Read the article at http://www.telegraphindia.com/1130224/jsp/calcutta/story_16599840.jsp#.UUc1SzCZeSr

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