Martha Cooper, Ninja K., 1UP Crew: 1 Week With 1UP
“One Week with 1UP” is an exhibition of photographs and artworks by legendary NYC based documentary photographer Martha Cooper, Berlin-based 1UP Crew, and Ninja K.
The show is a first-hand and behind-the-scenes account of the most important European graffiti crew of the 21st ce
One Week with 1UP" is a unique photographic & art project involving the legendary NYC photographer Martha Cooper, the Berlin-based photographer Ninja K. and the Berlin-based, world-famous vandal graffiti crew 1UP ("One United Power").
The show is only the second solo exhibition ever made by the legendary graffiti crew 1UP after their first show at Urban Spree in 2014 – “I Am 1UP”.
This time, the Kreuzberg crew embarks NYC-based legendary documentary photographer Martha Cooper and Berlin-based photographer Ninja K. in a series of underground graffiti actions, through tunnels, rooftops, featuring high pressure fire extinguisher tags, roll-downs, roll-ups, street bombings, whole cars and backjumps…
“One Week with 1UP” is a first-hand and behind-the-scenes account of the most important European crew of the 21st century.
The book and the exhibition "One Week with 1UP" forge a unique bond between the most-known documentary photographer of the graffiti and hip hop scenes since the late 1970s and the world's largest and fearless graffiti crew of the 21st century.
"One Week with 1UP" shows also for the first time art installations and paintings from the crew, including a triptych painted with a fire extinguisher - one of the crew's signature tools, a wall sculpture compression made of thousands of used spray cans and represent a unique chance for collectors to acquire original works as well as a historic series of photographs.