Originally started in France, very little personal information is known about STRA, keeping his identity unknown allows him to keep his spirt & work free. STRA paints first by pure passion, he became addicted to the spray cans when he was still in Art School, throwing up his name around town. His art teachers were telling him to stop, there was “no future” in this kind of technique/world. Urban art was still raw and unconstitutional at this time. Of course he didn’t listen, kept going & elaborated his own techniques & style. (more…)
Brazilian Street Artist from Sao Paulo.
Thiago Thipan, Brazilian artist, painter, muralist, born in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. 1985 / With his base atelier studio in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, near the sea in Campeche, where Thipan lives researches, studies and produces new artworks. He works with large scale mural paintings, digital illustration, canvas paintings and live performances. (more…)
The Political Stencil is a randomly composed activist group, which creates projects with a direct or indirect political message, mainly with the stencil technique. Based in Athens, Greece, through their works they try to magnetize viewers’ attention, giving color, literally and metaphorically, to a neutral and gray urban environment. (more…)
The mural shows a large figure wearing a golden mask depicting the face of Edward Snowden. To the right is a quote by ES: “The hero is you”. However, the word “hero” is crossed out by a figure resembling Barak Obama who is replacing it with the word “terrori..”. (more…)