|Rare Video Interview with UK artist Banksy by Reuters|
Banksy, a European Graffiti Artist whose art can be seen on walls and galleries worldwide, presented his movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop” at festivals in Britain and the US earlier this year. Now he’s presenting his documentary in Vienna at the Viennale film festival. If you don’t know the artist or his incredible work, visit his website www.banksy.co.uk!
|About the Movie “Exit Through the Gift Shop”:
In the late 1990s, a hybrid form of graffiti began appearing in cities around the world. Enlisting stickers, stencils, posters, and sculpture and spread by the burgeoning Internet, it would be labeled “street art” and establish itself as the most significant counterculture movement of a generation. Los Angeles–based filmmaker Terry Guetta set out to record this secretive world in all its thrilling detail. For more than eight years, he traveled with the pack, roaming the streets of America and Europe, the stealthy witness of the world’s most infamous vandals. But after meeting the British stencil artist known only as “Banksy,” things took a bizarre turn. (sundance.bside.com)