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"Oral Meanderings Memories and Anecdotes"

The artist Al Diaz, aka the other half of the legendary graffiti Duo, SAMO © with Jean Michel Basquiat. The graffiti that took over Lower Manhattan from 1977 to 1979 as SAMO © was initially known for its wit, sarcastic humor, and poetry, eventually recognized world wide.  Al Diaz, an influential first generation NYC graffiti artist from NYC has never stopped creating art, sending the massages to the world and his career span is now 5 decades...! At this time, he is going to be here at HACO to talk about such incredible journey through/with his career as an artist, also as a person, and his friendship with Basquiat and their good old days.