Tag: Banksy

Netflix: Banksy's Exit Through the Gift Shop

Filmmaker Thierry Guetta had been casually documenting the underground world of street art for years, but when he encounters Banksy, an elusive British stencil artist, his project takes a fascinating twist. Unimpressed with Guetta's footage, Banksy takes over filmmaking duties and Guetta reinvents himself as a street artist named Mr. Brainwash -- and, much to Banksy's surprise, immediately becomes a darling of the Los Angeles art scene.

Link:
http://www.netflix.com/Movie/Exit_Through_the_Gift_Shop/70132200?trkid=148483

Area Grandmother Comes Forward As 'Banksy'

The final resting place of Filipino presidents and celebrities, some 80 funerals take place at Manila’s North Cemetery each day. Today the cemetery is also home to more than 2,000 of the city’s poorest families. In order to bring the story of the breathing citizens of North Cemetery to life, James Chance, the 2010 recipient of Pictures of the Year International's Emerging Vision Incentive, will spend the next year photographing the unique community.

Link:
http://www.theonion.com/articles/area-grandmother-comes-forward-as-banksy