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Up from the Street

Experience artists whose work emanates from the street.

Once a professional skateboarder, Tommy Guerrero channels the skate culture through his music and visual artwork.

Next see graffiti artist and self-described bad boy David Choe, who has moved from the streets of Los Angeles and San Jose to the brink of stardom. He has self-published graphic novels, produced illustrations for magazines and mounted dozens of gallery shows of his paintings.

Also check out reflections of "Life on Market Street: An Audio Archive," with the four-wheeled interactive artwork by the artist team of Wowhaus (thewowhaus.com).

[Original air date: Wed, Jul 21, 2004]

This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.



Featured Profiles:

David Choe

Meet the South Bay graffiti artist David Choe searching for a new direction and using art to find his way.

Tommy Guerrero

Cruise along with legendary skateboarder Tommy Guerrero as he follows his musical passions.

Wowhaus

Experience San Francisco's Market Street as you've never heard it before with the site specific sound art of Wowhaus.

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