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Tymon de Laat – From Rotterdam to the world
December 12, 2018

Tymon de Laat – From Rotterdam to the world

Talented artist Tymon de Laat spoke to us about his life and how important painting is for him. Inspired by people during his travels his senses awaken He is the founder of Me Like Painting Studio and we present you his amazing work. >> continue reading

Wosnan
November 27, 2018

Wosnan

In this Interview we are happy to feature Colombian street artist and illustrator Wosnan. His special style is centred on microscopic life with a touch of fantasy from outer world lost civilizations. Having started his career in Bogota, today his alien insects  have charmed a wide audience. He tells us about his future plans and how people  react to his works! >> continue reading

HNRX
November 13, 2018

HNRX

We bring you a fresh interview with young, Austrian, urban artist HNRX! He enjoys working only on uneven surfaces including walls. He travels often on trains and enjoys discovering new styles around cities he visits. Environmentally sensitive, he believes in the common good. His aim is to bring Fun, Love and Joy. >> continue reading

”No Title” artist
November 06, 2018

”No Title” artist

We interview Danish mural artist ”No Title” who works with murals, gable paintings, street art as well as other types of art in public spaces. His black and white paintings can be found on walls in Denmark and abroad which are especially characterized by their clean expression, resulting in evocative visual worlds. Influenced by the tension in human thought processes and relations, his work is inspired by organic structures in nature and the systems of the body. >> continue reading

Amaro Abreu
October 15, 2018

Amaro Abreu

Meet Brazilian artist Amaro Abreu, a free spirited human being who opens up his thoughts with us on pretty much everything.  >> continue reading

Judith de Leeuw aka JDL
September 21, 2018

Judith de Leeuw aka JDL

We proudly bring you an interview with young international street artist JDL from the Netherlands. This inspirational and  talented young illustrator is out to conquer the street art scene and she has all it takes.  A perfectionist that is still evolving who daily faces her toughest critic, her own self. Check out what she is up to and much more about her life and thoughts! >> continue reading

Deadbeathero in ISSA
September 13, 2018

Deadbeathero in ISSA

We speak to American artist, Rob Perez aka Deabeathero, living in Vienna, about how his artistic path started and what are his plans for the future. >> continue reading

Skount
September 06, 2018

Skount

We are excited to interview Spanish born artist, Skount who we have been following for a long time and admiring the creative style and symbolism in his artworks. Inspired by ancient cultures and masks that we all tend to wear in our daily life. He has traveled and exhibited around the World and now he is here on ISSA to tell us all about himself.

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Vitó draws an interview for ISSA
August 25, 2018

Vitó draws an interview for ISSA

The Portuguese illustrator and street artist Vitor Julião aka Vito, speaks to ISSA of his life story. Beggining from a young age on his walls at home he evolved into to a high level illustrator working both inside and outdoors. His works feature strong and defined lines with a series of personalized characters and elements inspired by love.  >> continue reading

Catarina “Glam” a smiley interview
August 02, 2018

Catarina “Glam” a smiley interview

Portuguese installation and sculpture artist Glam, speaks about the evolution of herself as an artist and how her art has evolved through the years. Check out her work if you dont already know it – monumental wooden creations inspired by animals, plants, hip hop and geometry! This is so Glam… >> continue reading

Magda Cwik – Inspirational Abstractism
July 24, 2018

Magda Cwik – Inspirational Abstractism

In this interview we speak to Polish street artist, Magda Cwik. Based in Barcelona, Magda decorates urban surfaces with her special multidisciplinary style influenced by street art, painting, drawing, photography, animation and digital art. She constantly seeks inspiration around her and on a personal level she chooses a healthy living with yoga being a daily part of her life as well as travelling the World.  For Magda, a constant challenge remains for her to investigate the new boundaries of creativity. >> continue reading

Lucy McLauchlan just lives the moment
July 11, 2018

Lucy McLauchlan just lives the moment

We have the ultra great pleasure to speak with English born artist Lucy McLauchlan. Her large-scale monochromatic paintings have covered multi-story buildings across Europe, gigantic billboards in China, windows in Japan, huts in The Gambia, Italian water towers, Norwegian lighthouse, Detroit car parks and abandoned NYC subway tunnels.We talk about her distinguished artwork along with her personal experiences in the world of art. >> continue reading

Daniel Eime talks to ISSA
July 04, 2018

Daniel Eime talks to ISSA

Portuguese artist Daniel Eime, talks about his life inspirations! He is a talented brush master that combines stencils, dripping and realism to depict works showcasing strange characters, with enigmatic gazes. We are therefore very excited to show to all the human side and personal thoughts of this unique artist!  >> continue reading

Angel Toren – A Geometric conversation
June 07, 2018

Angel Toren – A Geometric conversation

We speak with Spanish artist Angel Toren who presents us with his amazing art pieces along with a great interview!!!  >> continue reading

Halfstudio – making signs cool again!
May 22, 2018

Halfstudio – making signs cool again!

Portuguese duo Halfstudio shared their story of how they became Lettering experts with dynamic layouts sending out striking messages to the world. Find out how they start their  average day and who sings in the morning!  >> continue reading

Mário Belém – Bringing to people positivity
May 15, 2018

Mário Belém – Bringing to people positivity

After his recent show at the Underdogs Gallery, “Conto Interrompido”, Portuguese artist Mário Belém shared his thoughts with us about his work and life. We will take his advice in life:  “Don’t be afraid to take risks, as long as you put your heart into it, it’ll be worth it.” >> continue reading

Sonny
May 08, 2018

Sonny

Meet Sonny the British/ South-African Streetartist who had us all excited over the past year while he travelled the world to paint large scale murals of endangered animal species in places including NY, Canada, Ireland, London, Russia and Johannesburg. The Murals are part of his project ‘To The Bone‘ which heb launched to raise awareness for animal extinction. The project is about to reach its peak with Sonny’s upcoming show in NY. Tim Jentsch went to meet Sonny to find out more. >> continue reading

Sock art
April 29, 2018

Sock art

We interviewed French Painter and illustrator from Avignon, SOCK. He is part of many crews and a member of the binomial Wild Sketch, while this year he was chosen to create the Meeting of Styles poster. His diverse creativity involves graffiti style works all the way up to animation with colourful explosive content. >> continue reading

Fanakapan
April 16, 2018

Fanakapan

Fanakapan is a prolific artist based in London whose art leaves smiles on peoples faces. He has travelled the world leaving 3D balloons and other 3D murals in every port he visits.  Tim Jentsch from the ISSA team met with Fan and found out more about himself and his art. >> continue reading

Hazul sharing thoughts with you!
April 10, 2018

Hazul sharing thoughts with you!

Hazul, the Porto based artist, shared his thoughts with us on a wide range of topics, such as his art and his future plans. Inspired by ancient civilizations and nature his art contains symbolisms, mysticism and a surreal style he brings from other worlds. His secret? Adapting…

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Nomad Clan
April 03, 2018

Nomad Clan

Tim Jentsch from the team went to meet NOMAD CLAN, the collective of two artists Cbloxx and AYLO, an internationally acclaimed street art muralist duo from Manchester, UK. After being wowed when watching them work at Bristol’s UPFEST in 2017 we finally met up with these lovely ladies for an interview and are excited to give you more insight into their views and background. >> continue reading

IDRO51
March 25, 2018

IDRO51

Meet IDRO51, an award winning rebel whose abstract art reminds us of colourful clusters interconnecting us with a world of expressionism. His art is the result of combining graffiti with graphic design and a few punk vibes! We are excited to present to you some background information on this fine Italian street artist from this interview he gave us while visiting Rome. >> continue reading

Proudly presenting Mr. A!
March 20, 2018

Proudly presenting Mr. A!

We speak to one of the most Iconic street artists, André Saraiva aka Mr. A, who opens his doors in NYC to ISSA. Here is our fascinating conversation about art, experiences, love stories on walls and the symbolisms of his works on the streets. For him Graffiti is not Vandalism, its a beautiful crime! >> continue reading

Joachim – Born To Paint
March 09, 2018

Joachim – Born To Paint

Belgian Street Artist Joachim was Born To Paint! His distinctive graffiti pop-style is impossible to ignore. A full-time, utterly dedicated artist with multiple street art murals to his name, he has managed to earn his reputation within the urban art scene. Find out more about him in this interview and his current solo exhibition in London. >> continue reading

Dede Bandaid & Nitzan Mintz
February 27, 2018

Dede Bandaid & Nitzan Mintz

Nitzan Mintz is an artist and a street-poet while Dede is an urban narrative artist. They live in Tel Aviv, usually work together in some truly amazing projects and constantly seek inspirations to create more in their home town or abroad. Read on and get the opportunity to find out much more about this unique artistic couple!  >> continue reading

Golden
February 20, 2018

Golden

Venezuela born artist, Golden, opens the doors to his show in Wynwood and speaks to us about his works, his inspiration and how Love is all that matters! >> continue reading

Matt Gondek
February 12, 2018

Matt Gondek

Tim Jentsch met with the very talented American artist Matt Gondek, known for his deconstructive pop art. Drawn to the clean lines, bright colors and accessibility of comic books, cartoons and video games, Matt’s skill lies in his ability to replicate the clean graphic style of digital illustration in his paintings. A self–taught artist!

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Arcy interview
February 07, 2018

Arcy interview

Read our fresh interview with American talented artist Arcy, known for his paint splashed style of large scale mural art. Arcy has spent a bit of his free time to describe to us his day to day life, experiences and works.  >> continue reading

Ariane from Nice Art
February 01, 2018

Ariane from Nice Art

We recently hooked up with Ariane from Nice Art in Paris and got her to tell us about her dreams and futures goals. She started sharing her art in 1986 and never stopped since then. Read on to find out more about her!  >> continue reading

Peeta
January 07, 2018

Peeta

Presenting our latest interview with Peeta. A talented multidisciplinary artist from Venice, Italy. His 3D art in graffiti and sculpturing has evolved it into a full visual experience that simply drags you out of this world. Find out what inspires him, what his future plans are and much more in our first interview of the year!  >> continue reading

Alice Pasquini
November 30, 2017

Alice Pasquini

We speak to one of the most active female street artists of the scene, Alice Pasquini. From Rome she has trravelled all over the globe creating countless walls, depicting beautifull art about people and their relationships, representing human feelings and often easily recognised from drawing strong and independent women. Find out what goes through the mind of Alice and what drives her into being an unstopable artist that inspires so many people! >> continue reading

Truly – Art Collective
November 21, 2017

Truly – Art Collective

Do you like your art, mind bending and abstract? Maybe anamorphic? Proudly presenting this Interview, we speak with a ”Truly” authentic crew that has the street art and graffiti background and has taken their work to another level. The Torino based collective generates 3D images that merge almost magicaly with the surrounding environment and we are so excited to introduce you to their inside story! TRULY… >> continue reading

GLEO
November 14, 2017

GLEO

The Colombian artist Gleo was happy to speak with us and shared her views as well as some of her daily routines. Beautifully detailed, Gleo’s colourful scenes and fantastic creations catch and hold your attention, like a hypnotic Chimera dancing in the urban landscapes. >> continue reading

Angus Art Bristol
November 07, 2017

Angus Art Bristol

After Tim Jentsch saw  Angus’ tile piece at Upfest 2017 as well as several cool little installations around Bristol’s Bedminster area it was time to speak to the artist himself and find out more about what makes him tick. >> continue reading

Chris Versteeg
November 01, 2017

Chris Versteeg

Chris Versteeg is a dutch artist, illustrator and graphic designer. He is the head of the Rotterdam based graphic design agency Projekt C and the chief editor and publisher of Street and More magazine where out team member Tim Jentsch holds a column – Tim’s Choice. We interviewed him to find out more.

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MetisOne on ISSA
October 17, 2017

MetisOne on ISSA

Finally we got the opportunity to speak with the artist behind the series Paper Planes. Nuno Viegas opened his doors in Rotterdam and explained to us how all started and what he is up to nowadays. >> continue reading

NEVERCREW
October 08, 2017

NEVERCREW

This week we meet NEVERCREW, a Swiss based artists duo composed by Christian Rebecchi & Pablo Togni. They ve been working together since 1996. Their artwork is evolves around the relationship between mankind and nature, through a constant balance between fantasy and mechanics! Their work has blown our heads off from the very beggining and finaly we can look into their works throught their eyes! Check it out… >> continue reading

Gonçalo Ribeiro “MAR” interview
September 27, 2017

Gonçalo Ribeiro “MAR” interview

The Portuguese artist, surfer and family man Gonçalo “Mar” Ribeiro provided his busy time for a quick chat with us. Originally from Lisbon, he started painting towards the end of the 90`s in his hometown and nowadays is one of the well known artists in the street art scene of Portugal. >> continue reading

Manolo Mesa
August 23, 2017

Manolo Mesa

We chatted with Manolo Mesa a young Andalusian artist born in Cadiz (Spain). His works have long inspired us and it is about time that this interview has been made! A passionate spiritual painter that sees walls as canvases, Nature lover and traveler. His contemporary creativity is driven by rituals and loves to make us all think! >> continue reading

Sfhir
August 15, 2017

Sfhir

Meet street artist Sfhir, a very active painter that has created many complex and realistic murals around the world. Find out how it all started for him and how it evolved to become his absolute passion.  >> continue reading

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