Interviews

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait

Eduardo Kobra – video portrait 0

While visiting Brazil, early this year, I got the chance to interview the muralist and street-artist Eduardo Kobra at his new studio at Vila Madalena. Kobra is one of the brazilian artist, who is transforming the under-construction and gray city of Sao Paulo in a more colourful and vibrant place to live. Kobra started with(…)

Zezão – Street art and noble heart

Zezão – Street art and noble heart 0

While visiting Brazil recently, I got the opportunity to interview the graffitist, plastic artist and photographer Zezão. Emergent from the third generation of graffitists in Brazil, Zezão, 41 years old, started to do graffiti in 1995. In 2003, Zezão was discovered in Brazil after posting pictures on Internet of his work on the underground sewer(…)

Suriani: a Brazilian street-artist shines in Paris.

Suriani: a Brazilian street-artist shines in Paris. 2

It’s Monday night and I’m going to meet the charismatic Brazilian artist and urban architect Rafael Suriani in front of Cirque D’hiver,  at Rue Amelot in Paris. A place that he suggested to meet me when I asked to interview him close to some of his recent works. In a traditional Parisian cafe on the beginning of Rue Oberkampf(…)

“The Beatles Cathedral Gallery” a movie by PAn Trinity Das

“The Beatles Cathedral Gallery” a movie by PAn Trinity Das 4

In the midst of the chaos of living in Paris, a couple of weeks ago I had the blessing of being introduced by the lovely Paz Reina to a short film, named “The Beatles Cathedral Gallery”, a movie made by the spiritual artist  Pan Trinity Das,   which has brought freshness, peace and hope to(…)

Shepard Fairey video interview in Paris

Shepard Fairey video interview in Paris 6

As contributors to Street Art Paris, last Thursday Demian Smith and I, we had the opportunity to interview one of the most famous street artists in the world, currently: Shepard Fairey. It’s a tremendous responsibility to interview an artist like him, who is also involved with business and politics. But yes, working as a journalist of street art(…)

Fred Le Chevalier – Interview

Fred Le Chevalier – Interview 5

It’s Friday, 7.15pm, a beautiful and sunny afternoon. I have an appointment with the street artist Fred Le Chevalier in front of Le Canal Saint Martin in Paris. Wow, I’m nervous, I will interview him for my blog and also as a guest for a post on the Street Art Paris Organization. It’s not a(…)

Viviane Mendes –  A Spiritual and Creative Artist

Viviane Mendes – A Spiritual and Creative Artist 0

When  I was living in Canada last year and planning my vacations in Brazil, one artist didn’t get out of my head. I’m talking about Viviane Mendes,  an artist with a  very peculiar work, who lives and work on charming atelier in my hometown Bauru, 300km from Sao Paulo. With the blog project in mind I whent visit her.(…)