1303 Louis Nine Boulevard
Tats Cru: The Mural Kingswith Q&A by director Mark Kotlinski
and members of TATS Cru: Bio, Nicer, and BG183
Friday’s film is a documentary about the most well-known aerosol art collective in the Bronx, TATS Cru, whose work has been seen around the world and in places like the Smithsonian. They experienced commercial success with companies such as Coca-Cola and Sony, bringing criticism from the graffiti community.
Featuring artists and art forms born in or relevant to the Bronx, the Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) Laboratory’s Fall/Winter Performance Series is curated by City Lore Folklorist Elena Martínez and Grammy-nominated musician Bobby Sanabria.
Elena Martínez is a folklorist at City Lore and a member of the Bronx Music Heritage Center Advisory Board, which supports the BMHC mission to preserve and promote Bronx music, cultivate Bronx artists, spur neighborhood revival and provide free cultural programming for the community. Together with BMHC Master Musician Bobby Sanabria, Elena curates the Bronx Rising! series, co-sponsored by City Lore.