Autumn in The Loire Valley

Autumn in The Loire Valley 0

- Brief Passage  (passage originally written in Portuguese) The summer went away, barely bringing warmth and joy, the summer went away, without looking back, let the doors open for melancholy and sadness to settle. Autumn has arrived, temporary as expected, surprised the heart with hope and affection and let the sadness drain away. Intense autumn,(…)

Art of  Bustart: Paris – Amsterdam  

Art of  Bustart: Paris – Amsterdam   0

During the year of 2012 I travelled several times between Paris and Amsterdam.  Because of my huge passion for street art and biking, those two cities attract me as a perfect alchemy. On my first trip to the Dutch capital,  a city well  known for its liberal way of thinking, I discovered a painting on a empty lot that caught my attention. A huge stencil of a monkey, quite screaming,(…)

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(…)

Bonom at Le M.U.R XIII

Bonom at Le M.U.R XIII 3

For the inauguration of the second Le M.U.R wall in Paris at the thirteen arrondissement, the association invited the Belgian artist BONOM to do a live performance last Wednesday in front of the Senna River. As I’ve written here before, the famous Le M.U.R  at Rue Oberkampf  has been presenting live artistic performances every 15 days, promoting(…)

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(…)

Dasein Projekt  x Paris Zona Libre  

Dasein Projekt  x Paris Zona Libre   0

Continuing the “Invasion Berlinoise” in Paris, last Saturday I joined the opening of the installation – Dasein Projekt x Paris Zona Libre. The second exhibition of the project Paris Zona Libre happening now at the Gallery Frichez Nous La Paix on Belleville neighbourhood. After the exhibition of the itinerant Gallery Open Walls with some well known artists of the street(…)

Great street art exhibition in Paris

Great street art exhibition in Paris 1

This week I visited two galleries to see Street Art “on canvas’. This is one great thing about this cosmopolitan city, in Paris there are so many cultural and artistic things happening for all kind of tastes. Normally, Wednesday to Friday are the official days for the vernissages. Yesterday I went to see the opening of the(…)

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(…)