graffiti immortality

GOUCH is a beautifully shot documentary by Raul Buitrago  about New York graffiti culture and one's man drive to leave a legacy within it. 

Gouch wants to be remembered. The Brooklyn graffiti writer has spent years honing his craft in secret, admired anonymously among the New York tagging community.

But as Raul Buitrago discovered, there’s a story behind the handstyle – one worth sharing with the wider world.

Graffiti is an ephemeral medium, Raul says.

It’s not meant to last forever. Writers go over other writers, buildings get torn down and cityscapes keep shifting. The drive to keep at it is something that most people just don’t understand.

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