First graffiti school for kids opens in Hackney
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Schoolkids are being taught how to tag at the first ever graffiti school in Hackney.
Run by Bethnal Green graffiti shop Chrome and Black, the three-hour sessions are being held at the Unit 5 gallery in Yorkton Street, Haggerston.
Youngsters will learn everything from the simple tag all the way through to the “masterpiece”
Darren Farrell, co-owner of Chrome and Black said: “We are happy and excited to give people the opportunity to learn and understand the art of graffiti through our experience and understanding.”
Unit 5 is run by tour and workshop collective Alternative London. Founder Gary Means said: “After a long and successful relationship with Chrome and Black we’re really excited to be collaborating with them.
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“You’ll learn about the history, culture, and techniques of this often clandestine and little understood movement from the foremost experts in this field.”
The course costs £50. The next available session is April 22. To book visit chromeandblack.com.
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