Being a young aerosol artists in Miami during the early 1990’s was not an easy task. Toyed is a coming of age short film directed by Jorge Jokes Yanes and takes place in the early 90’s Miami during a time without cells phones, internet, before any kind of gps existed. Kids grabbed spray cans and hit the streets not knowing who was watching or who was ready to call the cops.
Jeffrey Wahlberg is Kerst, a young artist that learns quickly that one of the things you have to deal with as a street artist or vandal is having your work disrespected aka Toyed.
It’s a great film that hits home on many levels. It’s like a window to the 90’s with phones connected to the wall and a 3-way call was the norm with you and two other callers on the line. Toyed is a short film that feels like it should be a 2 hour special.