Street art

Once upon a time Paris was blue…

Once upon a time Paris was blue…

  “Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true” - Lyman Frank Baum August, 21st 2013. Sunny and bright day. At different hours, Montebelo/Surfrider members and artists start to arrive in Paris. Vienna at 4pm, Frankfurt at 9pm, Stuttgart at 11pm and Hossegor at midnight. Beside the team who was already in Paris, we all have one goal together(…)

Berlin: The meeting of fashion and urban art

Berlin: The meeting of fashion and urban art

After a hot Saturday night in Paris, I took a car-sharing towards Berlin. Even with a long, tiresome trip (1000 km) on the road, it was completely worthy to arrive there late on Sunday night and see the East Side Gallery  as the first thing, the 1.3 km-long section of Berlin wall, with 105 paintings(…)

In Milan street-art saved my Life

In Milan street-art saved my Life

Last April, I  flew from Paris to Milan during the time of the most important design art fair in the world, “Milano Salone”, an important fair that was launched in 1961 and hosted almost 3,000 exhibitors this year including big companies and young designers. In general, Milan is well-known all over the world for the fashion(…)

Zezão – Street art and noble heart

Zezão – Street art and noble heart

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(…)

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

  During the bike tour that I did in São Paulo a few weeks ago, I was introduced by  the guide Lincoln Paiva for the lovely Manuela Colombo, who runs the Conexão Cultural blog and also promotes a street-art tour, in partnership with the hostel Ô de Casa, at the creative neighborhood of Vila Madalena in São Paulo. (…)