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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

Valdi-Valdi
August 01, 2017

Valdi-Valdi

We cought up with one of Brazil’s big talents, street artist Valdi-Valdi. Originally from Florianópolis, he has been an active since 2006 and has always been inspired by the ocean! The sensational female figures in his works express the beauty and admiration he has for the uncontrallable force of the sea. His works have been exhibited in New york, Barcelona, Milano, Mumbai, New Jersey, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and now he offers some time for us to get to know him better. So sit back and enjoy the Interview! >> continue reading

Aly Calle: beyond the images
July 25, 2017

Aly Calle: beyond the images

Aly Calle Is a young emerging Spanish artist whose artistic practice has developed a reflection on issues of gender using the street as a space for exploration and discovery. An interdisciplinary artist who broaches differents types of art such as painting, drawing, collage, installation, and video. Her work explores the world of the woman through the stereotype and the fetish as the creation of sex, roles, and gender. It plays with time: past, present, and future. >> continue reading

MonkeyBird Crew
July 13, 2017

MonkeyBird Crew

We have been following the fascinating stencil creations of MonkeyBird for a long time and finally we have the pleasure to engage with them. The French duo crew, based in Paris, have progressed hugely in the last couple of years and have brought to the public, some jaw droping, wall creations. Their large scale works, combined with an idealistic content include animals and symbols that offer to by passers an alternative to todays massive industrialisation offering new ideals! If you havent heard already… here is MonkeyBird Crew! >> continue reading

UNO –
June 07, 2017

UNO –

After waiting a long, agonising, time we finally managed to get to meet the Italian paste up and stencil master, UNO. Known for his imaginative and colourful repetitive patterns, the time has come to discover more about the person and the mind behind the artworks. >> continue reading

ADD FUEL
May 30, 2017

ADD FUEL

We had the oppurtunitty to talk with Portuguese artist ADD FUEL about his work, what it means and about his plans for the future. ADD FUEL works with stencils and gives a new touch to the traditional Portuguese tile throughout his work. >> continue reading

Murdoc: The message conveyor
May 23, 2017

Murdoc: The message conveyor

We cought up with Aussie stencil Artivist who goes by the name Murdoc. Based in Sydney, he originally started writing Graffiti but later developing a focus on Stencil Art to convey stronger messages, also because it’s a lot quicker… >> continue reading

Aïda Gomez
May 16, 2017

Aïda Gomez

We had a great conversation with, Berlin based, Spanish artist, Aïda Gomez. Find out about her dreams, her work and daily routine.

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Artes Prada
May 09, 2017

Artes Prada

We recently hooked up with Artes Prada and got him to tell us about his dreams, the cities he would like to paint in and all of his futures goals. This Spanish born artist has been constantly learning and that shows in his works. Read on to find out more about him!  >> continue reading

ROSH 333
May 02, 2017

ROSH 333

Meet Rosh333, the artist from Spain (Alicante) who claims to have a heart that evenly pumps blood and ink. His work stands out because he has found a style in which he develops complex schemes that form structures that he mixes and enlarges while paying special attention to colours. >> continue reading

Meeting Point – Desislava from Bizarre Magazine
April 18, 2017

Meeting Point – Desislava from Bizarre Magazine

We proudly present our latest conversation with a street art lover and curator. Desislava, co-founder of the online magazine Bizarre talks about Art and Music and her presence in Canada, Spain and France.
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Vegan Bunnies
April 04, 2017

Vegan Bunnies

Meet female artist Vegan Bunnies, a graffiti ilustrator, member of the HATELOVERS crew (Female power Graffiti Collective) who sees her activity as an expression for freedom and her ideology. Based in Barcelona, she travels often and communicates her emotions and principals asking for more empathy from the World. >> continue reading

Meeting Point – Brian Greif
March 23, 2017

Meeting Point – Brian Greif

We speak with Brian Greif, a passionate art collector, street art curator and Executive Producer of the highly acclaimed  2017 Documentary ”Saving Banksy”. He confesses that he never expected he would be colaborating with the high calibre street artists he does nowadays. This is the result of his decision to leave his career just a few years ago. Read on to find out more fascinating facts about his numerous projects and his views on all hot issues around the street art movement! >> continue reading

Wild Welva – Connecting society with wild animals
February 28, 2017

Wild Welva – Connecting society with wild animals

We spoke to Spanish born artist from Andalusia – Wild Welva – who has brought the wild animals into the city walls accompanied with emotions and a link to human society.  >> continue reading

ODEITH – 3D art unlimited
February 15, 2017

ODEITH – 3D art unlimited

Ahead of this year’s 3D Street Art Fstival in Dubai, we catch up with Portuguese artist, Odeith, to find out what inspires him, how it all started and more little things that drive this talented artist to inspire us all!  Enjoy
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Gola Hundun-When Street Art and nature coexist-
February 07, 2017

Gola Hundun-When Street Art and nature coexist-

We speak with Gola Hundun, an Italian born artist inspired by nature and animals. He lives devoted to his principles creating colourful walls that depict the relationship between human beings and the biosphere. A vegetarian since the age of 16, his work includes public installations incorporating wood, living plants, textiles, music and live performances.

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The Orion – Space Street Art
December 25, 2016

The Orion – Space Street Art

Just as we thought we had seen it all… Can street art be related in any way with the vast space we all live in? Yep and ‘The Orion’ is the one who will take you there with his spray cans. We speak to the talented Romanian artist who aims to bring people closer to all the space related facts and major discoveries. He is also a musician, but in another Universe! >> continue reading

Meet Forest Dump – The Nature Fan
December 06, 2016

Meet Forest Dump – The Nature Fan

After recently bumping into Forest Dump, while preparing an article about his latest art work City Life”, we realised we had to meet him better. Happily he gave us this opportunity and we talked to him. Enjoy the Interview.

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Meet F CK – A life full of stories
November 24, 2016

Meet F CK – A life full of stories

The Italian artist F CK open the doors to his life and talked with us, in an interview full of feelings and advices from very experienced artist.  >> continue reading

Fat Heat – From Budapest to the world
November 08, 2016

Fat Heat – From Budapest to the world

ISSA invited Fat Heat for a small talk, the artist from Budapest who has been creating magical big murals. >> continue reading

NeSpoon – Positive art
November 01, 2016

NeSpoon – Positive art

We speak with Polish artist NeSpoon who creates works that are somewhere in between street art, pottery, painting, sculpture and jewelery. What she focuses mostly though is to make positive art. Her dreamy unique style is highly admired around the world and that includes us too! >> continue reading

Bordalo II – The man behind Trash Animals
October 18, 2016

Bordalo II – The man behind Trash Animals

Suprise! We talk to the creator of the ‘Trash Animals’. The talented Portuguese artist who creates, recreates, assembles and develops ideas with end-of-life material. In this way he relates us to sustainability, ecological and social awareness! Meet Mr Bordalo II. >> continue reading

Dingoperromudo – a dog, dreams and street art.
September 13, 2016

Dingoperromudo – a dog, dreams and street art.

We are really happy to introduce you to Dingoperromudo, a Spanish Artist, son of a surrealist painter, who created an alter-ego…Dingo,  populating his world full of dreams. >> continue reading

ASIER
September 06, 2016

ASIER

We are excited to introduce you, through our latest interview, to a talented Basque originated artist. His name, ASIER. A busy and talented creator with many parallel passions in life explains to us what really matters to him and how it all started.  >> continue reading

Apset
August 25, 2016

Apset

This week we’ve hooked up with young ‘’artivist’’, Apset. His variety in styles, combined with his talent and experience make him one of the most respected Greek street artists. In this interview we also discover his authentic character and get to learn much more about what drives his passion. >> continue reading

Kraser Interview
August 03, 2016

Kraser Interview

We have the pleasure to present an interview with the Spanish Street artist Kraser. Kraser started his passion for art in Cartagena, Spain, and nowadays in Milan. He is mainly known for his paintings with detailed animals on a big scale. Join us as we meet the person behind these complicated masterpieces!

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Manyoly
July 05, 2016

Manyoly

This interview focuses on the colourful character of a female artist from France going by the name Manyoly. A multi talented, fascinating, personality that finds inspiration in humans and creates some of the most vivid female portraits you could come across on the streets. >> continue reading

Toctoc – the beauty of ugliness !
June 14, 2016

Toctoc – the beauty of ugliness !

We are really happy to introduce you with Toctoc, a young french Artist, Street Artist, Illustrator (and more) that transformed ugliness into something beautiful, into something funny…but always with a hidden message ! >> continue reading

David De La Mano
June 02, 2016

David De La Mano

The Spanish artist David De La Mano has opened the “doors of his work” and spoke to ISSA about his latest work and also about himself. A painter, a sculptor and street art passionate that was inspired by the Italian artist BLU and by the cities were he creates his amazing work.

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VHILS
May 03, 2016

VHILS

We are proud to present an interview with one of the biggest names in Street art, the experimental and inovative artist Alexandre Farto aka Vhils. His work is all around the world, like recently in Hong Kong, and already was a cover for Times magazine. >> continue reading

AKACORLEONE
April 26, 2016

AKACORLEONE

We speak to Portuguese, experimental artist, illustrator and wise guy, Akacorleone, to discover the personallity behind the art!  Find out what inspires him, what scares him and how he plans to conquer the world! >> continue reading

Fork4 – Engaging with limits
March 25, 2016

Fork4 – Engaging with limits

This interview features our questionnaire answered by a terribly talented graffiti artist based in Budapest. Fork4 ‘s creative art stretches our perception into his colourful world that sees no boundaries. Find out more about the person behind the magic… >> continue reading

Lake
March 02, 2016

Lake

We are excited to present in this interview, an enigmatic East Berliner who travels the world creating exceptional artworks. A passionate rock climber and traveller. He is inspired by nature, humans and interprets the world through his works. In his everlong journeys the sense of space and creativity are evident. Meet… Lake! >> continue reading

Eddie Colla – Exploring our Roots
February 17, 2016

Eddie Colla – Exploring our Roots

This Interview of Eddie Colla, a fine street artist and traveler, comes as a suprise. The simplicity and vibrant depictions in his work reveal the true nature of people. Find out what inspires him and a few more interesting things about this inspirational artist from Oakland. >> continue reading

DOURONE, the artist – the traveler
January 31, 2016

DOURONE, the artist – the traveler

DOURONE started with graffiti in Madrid (Spain) in 1999. His style is defined as SENTIPENSANTE (Contraction of the spanish words “feeling” and “thinking”, a style created by the Uruguayan journalist and writer Eduardo Galeano).  In 2012, he starts working with Elodieloll  and started a world tour. “ART FOR THE PEOPLE” >> continue reading

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