SETH ~ Globe Painter ~

Depuis 1996, Julien "Seth" Malland , peintre globe-trotter, auteur, éditeur, illustrateur, graphiste réalise des fresques figuratives et des carnets de voyage/collages magnifiques. A l'occasion du festival  Mix'terres (N°6) qui s'est déroulé à Blois et par l'intermédiaire de mon ami "Le Mouchard" j'ai pu le rencontrer et échanger quelques mots en explosant au passage la théorie des… Lire la suite SETH ~ Globe Painter ~

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Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

Cholo writing is the style of graffiti used by Mexican gangs in Los Angeles. Unlike its bulbous comic counterpart on the East Coast, Cholo has roots in curiously formal calligraphic and black letter traditions. This unique typographic language has been documented in a new book, Cholo Writing: Latino Gang Graffiti in Los Angeles (Dokument Press), by François… Lire la suite Cholo Writing ~ ITW with François Chastanet ~

PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

In 1995 when I started doing graffiti, there were not many books and magazines & nothing on Internet to see what was happening. Since the beginning, I'm only interested by tags & throwies, the pieces are sometimes pretty cool but I don't always find the energy inside... The first fill'in that struck me was from… Lire la suite PRO ~ GT-VMD-UB ~

Street Fisher, archiviste de rue.

Dear readers and friends, It's time to refresh this blog with a bunch of stuff from the Street ! I don't know why I told you about geopolitics and food here, but I don't have the level to talk about these things in a language that is not mine ... (oui, je suis Français...) Unfortunately or fortunately, I have other skills that do not require many words to illustrate them. As "Street Archivist", I'll show you a little about what happens in the public arena in terms of photography, art, sport, architecture and vandalism. Here's the heart of a true "Street Fisher". Let's go surfing ! ^_^ {postscript: I'll let the old articles up for a while, but one day...… Lire la suite Street Fisher, archiviste de rue.

Sacha Jenkins & the birth of hip-hop.

Sacha Jenkins, graffiti writer (SHR), Author (“Piecebook: The Secret Drawings of Graffiti Writers”) & co-founder of ego trip magazine,  producer of the White Rapper Show, former editor of Mass Appeal, theater writer (Deez Nuts !) and Astoria resident, breaks down for Gasface a widely accepted story of the birth of Hip-hop from the other side of the Tri-Borough Bridge.… Lire la suite Sacha Jenkins & the birth of hip-hop.

Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera

Eloisa Cartonera is an independent book publisher where Buenos Aires' that sells recycled, hand painted books written by some of Latin America's most dynamic young writers. VC2 producers Steven Tagle and Sarah Gilbert profile the publisher's founder as well as interview some of the young street kids who collect the cardboard and paint the books. Every… Lire la suite Street Kid Book Factory_Eloisa Cartonera

MolesKindle

From paper to electronic ink and back again, Moleskine comes full circle with protective covers for the Amazon Kindle, the world's most popular e-book reader: a new analog-digital hybrid  designed for the e-bookworms. The features and style of the cover are those of a classic Moleskine notebook: sleek rounded corners, strong elastic band, and the… Lire la suite MolesKindle