Your Memory's Museum
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KICKSTARTER | STYLE WARS … the Outtakes by Henry Chalfant

One of the questions people always ask us is, “What’s in the outtakes?”

STYLE WARS was originally edited to its 69 minute length from about 30 hours of 16 mm film that we shot in 1981 and 1982. Hours of exciting and wonderful scenes in the extra footage that didn’t make it into the finished film need to be restored. There are many shots of trains and some surprising masterpieces rescued from oblivion.

But this history is threatened. The original footage is damaged and fading. Fortunately, it will be possible to repair using digital technology. It will cost $28,000 to save and restore the outtakes. Saving the best outtakes is an important component of our overall project to restore the entire negative of the film and make an HD master which will preserve the record of the first painted trains in their original vivid colors.

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Art, Elevated: Henry Chalfant’s Archives (via @nytimesphoto)
As one of the foremost chroniclers of graffiti, Henry Chalfant photographed hundreds of subway cars covered with everything from murals to tiny tags. Now, he is releasing interactive books from his archives. [READ MORE]

Art, Elevated: Henry Chalfant’s Archives (via @nytimesphoto)

As one of the foremost chroniclers of graffiti, Henry Chalfant photographed hundreds of subway cars covered with everything from murals to tiny tags. Now, he is releasing interactive books from his archives. [READ MORE]