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We are excited to announce a unique collaboration between 2Create – Art Collaborations in New York City by Yoav Litvin and RIOTANDCO to produce a limited-edition series of t-shirts!
2Create – Art Collaborations in New York City sheds lights on the practice of cooperative creation in street art and graffiti- the rewards and challenges. The book focuses on two remarkable features of art; the processes of multiple mediums such as collage, murals and screen printing, and the complexities and beauty of the collaborative work between two people who comprise a unit that is greater than a sum of their parts.
But 2Create is more than a book on art. It is a beautifully designed document that presents the collaborative duo as the basic unit of a collective humanity in which empathy and collaboration trump disregard and domination. In an era of the cult of celebrity, war and climate change collective action is not only beneficial, it is necessary.
In our limited edition series, we will present works by several graffiti and street artists from New York City, as well as the 2Create logo, designed by Dan Michman.
Albert Diaz is a prolific and influential first-generation NYC subway graffiti artist, who later became a text-oriented street artist, Al Diaz’s career spans 5 decades. He currently works with WET PAINT signs used throughout the New York City subway system. Al Diaz is best know for his collaboration with Jean Michel Basquiat on SAMO©, graffiti that appeared in lower Manhattan from 1977 to 1979.
Jilly Ballistic is one of the few to continue to work in the NY subway system, Jilly Ballistic uses clever and often subtle interventions with image and word to remark on topics ranging from the empire city’s people to world affairs.
Alice Mizrachi is a New York based interdisciplinary artist and educator working in the mediums of painting, murals and installation. Her work explores the interconnectedness of individuals and community through the dual lens of compassion and empathy. Through figurative work that reinforces both personal and community-oriented identity, Alice aims to inspire creative expression and a sense of shared humanity through art.
TRAPIF, a native to Queens, TRAPIF is a prolific graffiti writer and artist.
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