Sêma Lao, Le mur de Bourges n°13

Today we meet the French artist Sêma Lao for her participation in Mur de Bourges (France) organized by the collective URB’ANNALE. Sêma Lao, the genesis Sêma Lao, her real name … Sêma Lao (no need to find a blaze when it sounds so good), is a young painter of Sino-German [ … ]

Redon, Breton capital of street art

Pretty little village of 9000 inhabitants, Redon is nonetheless a privileged place of street art with the artist Jef. The walk begins at the end of the island of Redon, along the Vilaine. The wasteland of the old Garnier factories which were manufactured agricultural machinery before closing in 1980, still [ … ]

Street artist : Rouge

In 2014, Rouge chose a name that she wanted close to her practice: common, appropriable, multiple. Neither vandal nor graffiti, it is by contextual impulse that it comes to the skin of the cities, seek an audience, remove the latency between the moment of the workshop and the moment of [ … ]

Street artist : Swoon

American painter born in 1978 in New London in Connecticut in the United States, Caledonia Dance Curry, aka Swoon, lives and works in Brooklyn. An artist committed to humanitarian causes, she delivers a message of peace through her collages. As a child, Swoon grew up in California, then began art [ … ]

Kaleidoscope : A female street art exhibition

A kaleidoscope is a toy which reflects at infinity and colorfull external light. Composed of a finite number of elements, it nevertheless allows an infinite number of combinations. At the Cultural Institute (https://www.institut-bernard-magrez.com/), there are no colorful mirrors but a panel of international artists with cultures, nationalities, styles, work of [ … ]

Street artist : Faith XLVII (47)

Faith 47 is a South African artist of international renown currently residing in Los Angeles. Through her work, she tries to disarm the strategies of current global politics in order to advance the expression of the personal truth. In this sense, her work is both an inner and spiritual liberation [ … ]

Street artist : Natalia Rak

Natalia Rak is a Polish artist born in 1986. She is known for her gigantic wall paintings with vibrant colors and her remarkable technique. She was student at the Academy of Fine Arts in Lodz, Poland, she has a degree in graphic design and design. Natalia was interested in art [ … ]

Street artist : BTOY

Andrea Michaelsson aka BTOY is a Spanish artist born in 1977. For several years she has been stencilling on her favorite media: “founded walls” with irregular surfaces, on which traces of pollution and fragments of advertising posters accumulate. The damaged, worn-out walls, the doors and windows of barricaded abandoned buildings [ … ]

Street artist : Fafi

Originally from Toulouse, the omnipresence of Fafi in the world of art and graffiti was first noticed on the walls of his hometown in 1994. At that time, her sexy and amusing, sometimes aggressive, female characters caught the eye of the world and contributed to the emergence of a whole [ … ]

Street artist : Miss Van

Having started painting with a brush on the walls of Toulouse in the 90s, Miss Van is considered one of the most important figures of international contemporary urban art. She has lived for several years now in Barcelona and regularly exhibits in the United States, California in particular. The pictorial [ … ]

Street artist : Koralie

Koralie, an plastic artist and urban artist, lives in Biarritz.Originally from a village in small Camargue, Koralie studied architecture in Montpellier (1995-2001), in parallel she began to exhibit and discovered the graffiti in Toulouse, a revelation, which pushes to paint on the walls of cities from 1999. Painting, drawing and [ … ]

Street artist : YZ

YZ (“eyes”) is an eye, above all. An artist committed to intuition and guided by a desire for humanity, through a timeless aesthetic, yz travels through her own history and reflects our time and our societies with a light that, for sweet, is no less surprisingly faithful . In the [ … ]

Book : Nantes, Balades urbaines

Street art in Nantes? Abundant and varied. From one spot to another, from the Katorza cinema to l’île de Nantes by way of Olivettes district, this book proposes many walks in the city, in order to discover the profusion and the cultural wealth of the places invested by the artists. [ … ]

Berlin : Socialist fraternal kiss

The socialist fraternal kiss is a special form of greeting between personalities of communist or socialist states. This act shows the special link that exists between these states. This mural depicts the famous socialist fraternal kiss between the leader of the USSR Leonid Brezhnev and the leader of the German [ … ]