When I was first tipped off to Goal Crew’s work, I was told they were crushing the Buenos Aires subway and that I had to check it out. Scouring through their Tumblr archive I did find the kind of bold color blocky tags and characters that one would expect to see on a train. What I found even more attractive about their pieces is the precision timing and care taken into photographing each train.
Rather than focusing on a perfect dead-on shot that would accurately show their skills at bombing, Goal Crew depicts each train as if it has its own personality. Light streaks and unamused passengers on their daily commute dot the backdrops of their trains. These happenstance occurrences during their photographs bring an atmosphere to the pieces’ vivid colors.
Just as the passengers bring their work to life, the same could be said about the process snapshots that Goal Crew shares. Rather than having crowds as a focal point, it is the solitary nature of exploring tracks paired with black and white film that evokes an emotional response from viewers.
All Photos courtesy of Goal Crew