Amsterdamse Kunst Academie

Kroonjuwelen – Hard Times, Good Times, Better Times

Kroonjuwelen – Hard Times, Good Times, Better Times is a documentary about the history and up rise of the graffiti scene here in Amsterdam. It takes us all the way back to 1978 when the first writers took form in the punk scene and started writing there frustration about the government on walls in Amsterdam. After the punk scene started to fall off a new scene from New York evolved in Amsterdam. The hip hop scene with graffiti as an element had its up rise in Amsterdam. A lot of kids back then started to write ‘tags’ , ‘pieces’ and ‘throw ups’. This movie gives you a glance of the originators of the Dutch graffiti scene.

If you love graffiti, art and hip hop, check this video out.

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