Midnight Madness brings us to Sweden in the company of SBR with this sublime video. We can almost feel the chill in the freezing Stockholm layup and smell the scent of the MTN Speed cans that are being handled with expertise by some of the members of one of the most mighty crews on the Swedish scene. It’s an unprecedented experience that attains the highest in artistic satisfaction within this genre of graffiti.
Short video showing Apes paint a wall and talk about the graffiti situation in Barcelona.
Crew: DIE_CAST / CSX
When did you start writing? 2002
What’s graffiti for you?
Something between you and architecture.
Tell us about your city, how is life and graffiti there?
Paris, relax, everywhere.
What keeps you still writing?
Nothing but the culture of signs.
What first made you interested in graffiti and how did you end up on that track?
Liberty and liberty.
What trends are you seeing now in the graffiti world that you don’t like?
What do you do when you’re not painting?
How would you describe your style?
I’m much more interested by topics and actions.
Can you remember the first piece you did?
A bridge, and an exhibition at Collab gallery.
Do you adapt your pieces and tags to the spot/surface?
yes, I’m more interested by the surface and the frame than by the piece itself.
What do you think about the new generation of writers in your city?
I don’t really see them.
What are the best and worst aspects of graffiti?
Best is the pure insurrection. Worst is the commercial translation for sure and the medium: spray can is bad, spray can brands are designing shitty products for the health and environment.
Who do you paint for?
What writers have inspired you?
All can be inspirations to me.
Can you ever feel tired of graffiti?
What do you hope people will think and feel when they see your stuff?
I don’t care.
Spray Paint: Random spray paint from DIY shop. Any of them is good to understand and practice the graffiti as an action of covering surfaces in a short time with a light and not bulky tool. The pressure of these products, non developed for graffiti, is really interesting and really gives the sense of
Markers/pens: No markers
Surface: Metal and concrete with smooth plaster
Cap: Cap d’origine
Fresh 4 minute video showing graffiti writer Chuk paint a couple of European metro’s, check it out!