USA's 1st Ever Nationwide Graffiti Battle Chicago July 18
Living Word Project, Kuumba Lynx, and Samurai Graphix Present:
The USA's 1st Ever Nationwide Graffiti Battle!
The Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle
at the Life Is Living Festival
hosted by Marc Bamuthi Joseph
4501 N Clarendon Ave, Chicago, IL
Saturday July 18, Time: 9:30-3:00, winner announced at 3:30pm
Free event, open to all!
16 of the Chicago area's most talented artists will compete for the crown in a live, one-day painting competition. Winner will be flown to Oakland in October to compete in the Finals.
3. Rome Won
More info will be posted as it develops.
About the Life Is Living Festival
The Life Is Lving is an annual community gathering of artists, educators, presenters and performers focusing on literary performance and literacy education. Founded by Youth Speaks and the Living Word Project, under the direction of Marc Bamuthi Joseph, the Living Word Festival is committed to exploring new modes of literary performance, and to engaging and supporting artists who are breaking the boundaries of hip-hop theater and spoken word theater. www.lifeisliving.org
About Kuumba Lynx
KL is dedicated to providing programs for creative expression & literacy for Chicago’s youth and their families so to increase social consciousness, community analysis & exchange, self-reflection, global action, inner peace, and universal freedom. Our goal is currently achieved through three core areas: Drop In Arts & Arts Residencies, Kuumba Lynx Performance Ensemble (KLPE), and Community Cultural Events. KL programs push community reflection, critical thinking and the active exchanging of ideas. www.kuumbalynx.org
About Samurai Graphix
Samurai Graphix has been offering high-quality custom t-shirt screen printing and other garment decorating services for over 6 years. Samurai Graphix is a community-based business dedicated to lasting systemic and social change. We support efforts to bring about justice and peace. www.samuraigraphix.com