July 2012 | CCT.Georgetown.edu | “Get On-Board with Documentary Filmmaker & CCT Alumna Saaret Yoseph”

“Since graduating this past May, CCT alum Saaret Yoseph wasted no time putting her degree to good use. A native of Washington and frequent transit rider, she adapted her thesis on the city’s metro graffiti into a full-fledged documentary.”

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June 13, 2012 | WTOP | “Is Red Line graffiti more than just vandalism?”

“Filmmaker Saaret Yoseph isn’t particularly interested in either moralizing or criminalizing the graffiti that follows the Red Line Metro. She just wants to get people talking about it.”

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June 5, 2012 | Washington City Paper | “Salon Contra: The Red Line D.C. Project”

“Now that the Metropolitan Branch Trail has brought more eyes to the area than just those safely sliding by in a rail car, the city sees those warehouses as frustrating enforcement zones. It’s devoted significant energy—whitewashing every few weeks, commissioning murals—to ward off taggers.”

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September 9, 2011 | Washington City Paper | “Tagging Rights”

“There are hundreds of tagged surfaces in Edgewood and adjacent neighborhoods like Brookland and Eckington, visible from the Red Line’s above-ground traverse between Silver Spring and Union Station. “Getting up” along “the line,” as writers call it, has been a rite of passage almost since the Metro opened.”

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July 8, 2011 | TBD On Foot | “Inside Metro graffiti: A Q&A with the director of ‘The Red Line D.C. Project'”

“I caught up with [Saaret] Yoseph recently and asked her several questions about the project, the inspiration driving her, and the nature and dimensions of being a graffiti artist along D.C.’s Metro lines.”

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June 24, 2011 | TBD On Foot | “Track marks: Understanding Washington D.C.’s Metro graffiti”

“Ever take a close look out your Metro window? If you’re on the right line, you’ll notice something brighter than most transit landscapes on your morning commute. Colorful, controversial graffiti has come to decorate the fences and walls along the rail tracks, visible from many stations as well as Metro-car windows. The creative designs are especially prominent along the Red Line …”

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April 15, 2011 | The Benchmark w/ Kallie Ejigu | Saaret Yoseph Interview

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