Here it is – a fantastic documentary-style short about Street Art duo Broken Crow’s first trip to Mexico City and some of the stencil based installations they undertook as guests of MAMUTT Arte and the Antique Toy Museum of Mexico (MUJAM). We don’t usually see this level of sophistication in a graffiti/Street Art video, so these guys are taking it up a notch.
As you may remember from the two missives (1) (2) we posted in March for their Mexican Travelog, Broken Crow painted a total of five murals in different locations in D.F. The new video, which we proudly debut here, shows some of their work along with a very personal insight into their relationship as friends and painting partners. The larger piece entitled “Robot Thief” drew a regular crowd during it’s installation, while some of the smaller pieces were a more personal scale.
Congratulations to the Broken Crow gents and to Filmaciones De La Ciudad for making such a compelling and insightful piece. Enjoy.
Another point of interest in the video is the placement of “Robot Thief” next to a huge installation by Street Artist ROA, who also worked with the esteemed team of Roberto Shimizu of MUJAM and Gonzalo Alvarez of Mamutt Arte during his visit to Mexico previously. With friends/fans/promoters like Shimizu and Alvarez, international Street Art is quickly gaining a solid foundation in a city already blessed with a rich arts and cultural scene, historical and modern.
Minneapolis Street Art duo Broken Crow are in Mexico City for the first time to install a number of new pieces with Street Artists SupaKitch and Koralie. Guests of El Museo del Juguete Antiguo México (The Antique Toy Museum) in collaboration with MAMUTT Arte, John and Mike invite the BSA family to tag along with these impromptu snaps as they discover inspiration on the streets of D.F. So far they are pretty blown away by the stuff they’ve seen in the museum and in the streets. It will be exciting to see how it affects their output on walls.
With special thanks to Roberto Shimizu of MUJAM and Gonzalo Alvarez of Mamutt Arte
John calls this “Your Morning Inspiration”
A look inside a closet at the Antique Toy Museum
“El Enmascarado de Plata” (The Silver Masked Luchador)
Roberto and Mike mugging for the camera. What’s the Spanish translation for “mind on the money and money on the mind”?
A little blurry but it’s a cool detail from a larger piece Mike found in the museum.
Here’s the view down from the scaffolding as Broken Crow was scoping out the new gigante piece they started today. We’ll show you the progress on the next Mexican Travelog!