In this episode we talk about Fear of Fiction, Doing Time In Times Square, Guerrilla filmmaking tactics, The Deadly Art Of Survival and of course, Wild Style.
New York, New Music | Rapture Video | New York Hot Tracks | Video Music Box | Watch: Fear of Fiction | A Choice of Weapons | Os Gemeos | Tats Cru | Howl! Happening | Juanito | The Gift | The Martin Wong Collection | Daze | That’s Theater Baby! | Jane Dickson | Public Art Fund | Doing Time In Times Square | Paris is Burning | A Lot of Loose Shit | Martha Cooper | Selina Miles
Smith Projects | Up Rocking | Nathan Ingram | Watch: The Deadly Art Of Survival | The Secret of Pizza | Lee Quiñones | In The Projects for Real | Nathan Starts Playing Piano | Power of the Live Audience | Collaborative Projects | The Lower Deck of the Lower East Side | Bet!
Tom Otterness | Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat | The Fabulous 5ive | Fab Five Freddy | Busy Bee Starski | Henry Chalfant | Lady Pink | It’s All About the Door | You Can’t Mess with Emotion | PHASE2 | No Permission and No Security | Waffle Crew | Kid The Wiz | Avenue D |Always put your Best Scene in the Title | What are we going to do with Lee? | Who Cares about Zorro | Coming Up with an Ending | Creativity and Connection
About Charlie Ahearn
Wild Style directed by Charlie Ahearn was first screened in 1982 and went on to become the classic Hip Hop movie. After directing other films such as Fear of Fiction and artist documentaries Ahearn co-authored book Yes Yes Y’all, released in 2002 was an oral history of the first decade of Hip Hop with many photos by Ahearn. Wild Style The Sampler by Ahearn was published in 2007 on the 25th anniversary of that movie. Ahearn has been producing documentaries such as Richard Hunt Sculptor 2010, Jamel Shabazz Street Photographer 2011 and Hip Hop musical shorts, his latest being All City Take It To The Bridge. Recently Ahearn exihibited the Scratch Ecstasy Exibition at PPOW with a slide show, videos, photographs, and silkscreen paintings. Ahearn resides in New York City.