Director David Em introduces his film, Graffiti Fever (1978), about 1970s Los Angeles graffiti artists. He speaks about what turned him onto the idea of looking at the graffiti being made at the time. In the film itself, the director talks with Chaz Bojorquez among other pioneer LA graffiti artists and writers about what motivates their work .
The film was included in MOCA’s Art in the Streets exhibition.
Directed, Produced, and Edited by David Em
Executive Producer: Gusmano Cesaretti
Camera and Sound: Lance Diskan, Albert Dugas, Donald Ellis Rothenberg
Featured Artists: Chaz Bojorquez, Jimmy Chavera, Bill Dillingham, Brian Jones, “Spike”
Introduction filmed and edited by theonepointeight.com