Takashi Arai

takashi arai Daguerreotype nuclear photography “We tend to believe in the continuous progress of history and to feel that we are at the pinnacle of mankind’s historic achievements. This is not true because we cannot digest all the information and we all live in a limited time.” journey using daguerreotype remembering nuclear history tomorrow’s memory […]

Jérôme Rasto

jérôme rasto The very rich hours of the Mushroom Kingdom “The distinction between Good and Evil remains a central theme today, which I am the first to question. There are sometimes apocalyptic representations in my work because these are feelings that we can have within us. I don’t try to bring out the idea that […]

Gérald Garutti

gérald garutti Interpreting the world to make it visible “Telling a story is telling the world. By definition, by vocation, the theatre gives to see. Theatron is the place from which we see, the place of vision. A vision that also passes through the ear. …] Vision, history, incarnation, presentation, presence, present, breath, breath, speech, […]

Paella ?

Paella ? Deconstructing false evidence through language “It is the characteristic of the arts to give free rein to each person’s interpretation when it comes to the way in which one projects oneself in a character, in an atmosphere, in a colour. Through these mind games, I try to appeal to the references and the […]

Noty Aroz

noty aroz The pantheon of our new icons “Brad Pitt is to us exactly like Batman. We’ll never meet him in our lives. To us he’s a fictional character, or at least everything we can see of him is fiction.” journey THE MYTHOLOGENY: A CONCEPT BETWEEN THE HERO AND THE DEITY A RESEARCH WORK ON […]

Parvati

Parvati Birds halfway between heaven and earth “I believe that we must really distinguish between aesthetics and Beauty: Beauty cannot be the pretty, nor is it the peaceful or the pleasant.” journey COLLAGE AND THE STREET OF HUMAN BIRDS URBAN ART AND THE SEARCH FOR BEAUTY journey How did you become an artist? I’ve been […]

Treize Bis

TReize bis In your eyes, the reflection of another world “My work is like that of a sampler: I go looking for images, which become my palette.” journey THE CHOICE OF GLUING old pictures photography and memory journey How did you start working the streets? Before I became Thirteen Bis I was a plastic artist. […]

Loiseaucraie

LOISEAUCRAIE The anartist with free birds “This line is a rhythm that I have in my hand, combined with the feeling provided by the chalk passing over the roughness of each surface that will potentially change its path. It is sometimes compared to calligraphy.” wild bird free bird A CHALK TRACE MOVEMENT THE STREET AS […]

Teuthis

teuthis An Encyclopedia of Underwater Species “I must have in my subconscious a love for these shades of grey, and that’s why my drawings often have slightly faded colours, in pastel and desaturated tones.” journey Encyclopedia of Underwater Species Collage and the street journey How did you become an artist? I have always drawn and […]

Horor

HOROR A bestiary at the crossroads of graffiti and natural science “Showing what we’re into is something I think about a lot when working with animals. Like all living things, it’s a whole liquid, solid, mechanical and organic world.” journey A SPRAY OF BLACK, A SPRAY OF WHITE… work on the animal A FANTASY WORLD […]

Louyz

louyz When personal heritage becomes urban history “A painted wall appeals to the passer-by, and one should not think too much about whether it is controversial or not.” a family heritage projects IN TROMPE-L’OEIL PERSONAL AND COLOURED URBAN WORK a family heritage How important has transmission been in your artistic career? I was born into […]

Matt_tieu

matt_tieu Chalk ostriches running up the walls “I think we should not go out into the streets to put ourselves forward, but to share, to meet people, to carry a message.” journey CHALK AS A MEDIUM TWO FIGURES: THE FACE AND THE OSTRICH URBAN LOOK journey What made you decide to have a regular art […]

Sax

Sax When colour brings out the animality of concrete “I think the street extends the universe of the show we’re working on.” journey & technic Fauna & Flora Connection to the street music and painting discovery of urban art journey & technic How did you become an artist? When I was a kid, I used […]

TocToc

Toctoc The Duduss, smiling characters who look at the world “When I look at a photograph taken in 2012 or 2013, I find some things I didn’t remember. The image thus retraces a personal construction through collage.” The Duduss Connection to the street Influences Keeping track of his work the Duduss You stick your first […]

Fabio Rieti

fabio rieti The city is our common apartment “The painted walls are paintings in the background of this communal apartment, made for everyone, for anyone.” An image maker On the trompe l’oeil about urban art about travelling thoughts An image maker You refuse to call yourself an artist, to call yourself an image maker. What […]

Retro

retro When Urban Art becomes Legend of the Centuries “Maybe I tend to want to put a bit too many references sometimes, when I just want to be able to convey something, a questioning, an emotion, or at least a slightly thoughtful approach to the subjects I tackle.” journey Retropolis CONSTANT RESEARCH Report to the […]

Claire Courdavault

claire courdavault When the body and Nature intertwine… “As soon as I forget about time, different spaces open up that take me into a kind of saving trance.” journey an organic work The spiritual character of creation Report to the street CIRCE AND VANDALIZED FEMINISM journey How did you become an artist? The first time […]

Dark Snooopy

dark snooopy AN URBAN LETTERING DIFFERENT FROM GRAFFITI abstract writing in the street Research and Sharing AN URBAN LETTERING DIFFERENT FROM GRAFFITI Your work being essentially calligraphic, how do you distinguish this form of expression from Graffiti as we usually hear it? Dark Snooopy appeared when I went to wastelands with friends to put my […]

FKDL

fkdl Yesterday’s Newspapers, Today’s Memory “In the course of my travels, I sometimes cover my old collages degraded by time or by the hand of man.” from urban art to scotch art work on the body and movement yesterday’s news, today’s memory from urban art to scotch art How did you get into Urban Art? […]

Mademoiselle Maurice

MADEMOISELLE MAURICE A thousand origami to face the walls “One sheet of paper is very fragile, but hundreds together are untearable.” Origami, a work of composition Anchoring a fragile material in the street metal for perennial works Freedom and importance of photography Origami, a work of composition You rarely talk about the process of designing […]