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07.13.15 Keegan Stephan

Street artistsGilf! and Lmnopi collaborated on a new mural dedicated to Kalief Browder, the young Bronx man who was held for more than three years at Rikers Island without a trial and later committed suicide. The art was unveiled to the public in Soho on Saturday and included a Q&A with the curator, artists, Kalief’s […]

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05.26.15 Bucky Turco

In continuation of her “Gentrification in progress” series, street artist Gilf broke out her signature yellow crime scene tape and wrapped it around 190 Bowery sometime late last night. It survived the early morning, but by 10:30AM, the installation was removed and put in a trashcan. She has previously brought attention to 5Pointz and Pearl […]

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04.21.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile GILF!. Name/Alias: GILF! Decade you were born in: ’80s. City you currently live: Trashwick, Brooklyn. Drugs or natural highs? Adrenaline is a far greater high than anything else I’ve tried. How did you get your name? Gilf was […]

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09.22.14 Rhett Jones

Street artist Gilf wants you to know that there are an estimated 60 million people without shoes in the world. To raise awareness, she walked over 15 miles through New York City, completely barefoot, as you can see in the video above. If you would like to contribute, visit Soles For Souls for a variety of ways to […]

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02.06.14 Andy Cush

“Surplus Candy,” the street art show in an abandoned East Village building we covered last month, featured a kitchen that was thoroughly demolished and covered in work. By the looks of this video, it was in pretty good shape until the artist Gilf got to it: her performance piece Define Progress basically entailed her smashing the shit […]

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