PRESS RELEASE - 07 July 2008

GUERILLA ART 1x58 min - Book/DVD Publication

Manchester based production and distribution outfit URBAN CANYONS has secured a book/DVD publishing deal for its GUERILLA ART 1x58min television documentary with Laurence King Publishing, one of the world’s leading art book publishers.

At MIPDOC 2008, the GUERILLA ART television documentary, narrated by White Cube curator and SKY ARTS presenter Tim Marlow, has been picked up by NRK (Norway), Globosat (Brazil), Canal+ (Poland) and KLM airlines.

Edited by Sebastian Peiter, additional text by Goetz Werner

Autumn 2009

200 colour illustrations, 112 pages, 230 x 190 mm, 20,000 words

With a DVD inserted into front cover board, ISBN 978 1 85669 593 0

Features exclusive interviews with some of the best-known street artists around the world

58-minute dvd reveals unique footage of the artists in action in New York, London, Paris, São Paulo and Tokyo

Artists featured include Futura 2000, Banksy, Rammellzee, Barnstormers, Os Gemeos, Blek le Rat and many others

Sebastian Peiter is Managing Director and founder of Urban Canyons Ltd and series producer of the URBANATION television series, on which the DVD is based. Goetz Werner is a TV director and print journalist, and a regular contributor to Lodown magazine.

London based Laurence King Publishing has been publishing books across the whole range of the creative arts - on art, architecture, design, graphic design, fashion, photography and film - since 1991 with distribution throughout the world (outside the USA) by Thames & Hudson, and in the US, Canada and Mexico by Chronicle Books.