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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”

Dourone- detail

Dourone artwork – (detail)

-What you choose to drink? Coffee, Tea, Beer, Soda or something else?

I like to get up with a coffee. And then I have a bad habit of drinking soda.

-Introduce yourself to us! 

My name is Dourone and I am an artist.

– Where does your tag name come from?

It was the first name I gave me for myself. I don’t pick it because of its meaning but because of its shape, how the letters fit together.



-How do you define yourself? Artist? Street artist? Anything else?

Until very recently I didn’t define myself as an artist until I realized that I was living like an artist.

– How did it all start for you, and what is it nowadays?

It started since very little, I don’t remember the exact age but I remember going to my grandma house in Alcorcón (Madrid) and said:” Wait grandma, I want to stop by the drawings” refer to the graffiti pieces.
I always liked to do it, I spent a lot of time drawing when I was a kid and I did my first graffiti piece at 14 old years. 16 years later, I am still doing the same but with a meaning. It’s not only an enjoyment, it’s also a responsibility.

-What is the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?

The thing I always do is to drink a coffee!

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-Street art is mostly a visually stimulating form of art. To add one more sense to it, what music would you pick to accompany your art work?

Usually when I paint the music playing in my earphones is rap and hip hip. But it’s not the only musical style I like but it’s definitely the one I identify myself.

-In all forms of art, inspiration is crucial. What is it that inspires you?

I feel inspired by the life experience, the relations with the people, the human part as an unity, the places where I am staying…

-What is the hardest part while working on a piece of art?

The most difficult part is to have the idea and a good one.

-Do you have an artist(s) you admire and what for?

I admire a lot of artists and all for different reasons.

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-Which cities are the most inspiring for you?

Is not the city itself that inspired me but the experiences I have got from it. So, I don’t have a favourite city, what I prefer is to discover cities I don’t know yet.

-What other passions do you have apart from art?
My personal life.

-Do you have a wild project that you dream of achieving some day?

My wild project is keeping painting.

-Tell us about your art, does it include symbolisms, messages or repeated patterns?

I use al lot of time the infinity symbol but this infinity is related to the art piece and the art piece is related with a series of values that are those I would like them to last forever.

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– How long time does a piece of art work of yours usually survive for?

It depends on how much the people like it!
-What do people first think of, or feel, when they see one of your works on the street?

I don’t know exactly what people think or feel but according to what they say to me, the look and the eyes are the most highlights.
-Do you have a secret you would like to share with us? 🙂

As you say is a secret, I want it to keep it as a secret!


-What are your creative plans for the future?

To learn, to paint, to learn, to paint, to learn, to paint…

-Is there a specific thought or message you would like to pass to our audience out there?

Art for the people!

Thank you! It’s been great to get to know more about the creator of such inspiring works.

‘’I Support Street Art’’ team.


See DOURONE’s artist profile.

Or visit his links here:

DOURONE Larochelle

DOURONE South Central LA (3)

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