Becoming an adult is a complex and sometimes painful process. Terrified by this transition, some people stay in a halfway stage before youth’s tranquility and carelessness vanish forever. I decided to tell the story of this suspended state through several communities of young graffiti writers that I followed for two years in Europe and Argentina, who have found the perfect tool to evade adulthood. Graffiti lets them linger in a limbo of myths, legends and heroic deeds.
They are drawn to the appeal of being an outlaw, the obstacles, and the theatricality of their targets. This is the story of their escape and to a certain extent also about mine.
So psyched to see photo essays like this on Newsweek.com. This is a really wonderful set.
Artists estimate the style began to emerge 10 years ago, but the demand for 3-D tattoos has spiked over the last year, as has demand for images of the shocking body art online. You’ll have to wait months just to get an appointment with the best 3-D tattoo artists.
There isn’t a BuzzFeed quiz to determine which cryptocurrency you are. But at the rate Bitcoin alternatives have been flooding the Internet in recent weeks and months, it can’t be long, can it?
The newest cryptocurrency, inspired by the aborted Coinye, a Kanye West themed-currency, is Kim Coindashian, or “Kimcoin,” a digital currency pegged around — yes — Kim Kardashian. It’s so new it doesn’t entirely exist yet, but its developers swear they’re not joking. And they are convinced the reality TV star will take to the cryptocurrency treatment better than her fiancé, who shut Coinye down faster than you could say “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Currency.” Can this one be different?
Dogecoin. Coinye. Kimcoin. Freicoin. Here’s a great guide to the expanding world of cryptocurrencies.
#TBT print I got in Valparaiso, Chile in 2011. Still my favorite city I’ve ever visited. So charming. I hope I can go back one day.