In Depth Interview with Meres About the History and Future of 5pointz on Complex
Complex Magazine has put together an in depth article about 5Pointz and it’s caretaker/curator Meres One. The article discusses Meres’ history with graffiti and the history of 5Pointz, the graffiti haven he runs in Long Island City, Queens. They follow Meres through a typical day and examines what makes him tick as an artist and as a patron of the building and aerosol art in general. Some of the tragic events surrounding 5Pointz are recognized as well as the glory that has made it a mecca in the graffiti culture that brings enthusiastic visitors from around the world. This article is a good read for those interested in looking past the high quality work that covers its exterior and into the inner workings and history of ‘The Institute of Higher Burnin’.
You can read the full article on Complex by clicking here.