A community of artists cleaned up what was formerly a derelict abandoned lot, in the center of the main shopping district of Reykjavik. A stage was built, benches and tables were brought in, playground equipment was set up, skateboard ramps were constructed... and, as the park came to life, the crowd gathered.
For a long time, graffiti has been associated with gangs, crime, and social unrest. For some, graffiti makes a neighborhood feel dangerous, but that perception is changing. We've scoured the streets of cities in North America and the UK to bring you the most compelling graffiti projects we could find.