Back Talk: A Conversation with Adam Void

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
A wisenheimer of the highest order, Adam Void says he "likes long walks on the beach, riding freight trains, and destroying the dominant paradigm." A rebel inquisitively looking for a cause, making art along the way, Mr. Void plumbs the murky depths between fine art, video, zines, graffiti, and Street Art . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with Kid Acne

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Look out for the stabby ladies of Kid Acne in the doorway amid a sea of graffiti tags; that’s where they wait, anchored in a jedi stance with swords drawn and ready for a tumble. Artist, illustrator and hip-hop musician, the prolific Sheffield native has proffered his easy going humor around the world . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with White Cocoa

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 01, 2011
Newcomer White Cocoa wheat-pastes realistically hand drawn healthy, if troubled, middleclass people interacting with one another privately, in front of you, with multiples of limbs and movements merged into one. Back Talk after the jump . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with NohJColey

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
A New York beacon of a storytelling, Street Artist NohJColey carves lino block prints, hand cuts paper filigree, and builds interactive sculptures to bring family, friends, and fictional characters to the street. Unconventional, eclectic, and story-driven, NohJ mixes events from his life with science fiction, social critique, and a moshpit of metaphors . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with Specter

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 28, 2011
Social scientist and Street Artist Specter uses paintings of people in your community to make the case with wheat-paste and a bit of sarcasm. Repainting sitters from photos shot on the street, Specter heralds and nearly deifies the everyday food delivery guy or homeless neighbor in oversized glory . . .

Back Talk: A Conversation with El Sol 25

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Former graffiti writer El Sol 25 is now a droll mashup enigma on New York streets, pasting up fully formed composites of people like puzzles in doorways. With a mix-n-match irreverent Girltalk mashup style emblematic of this time, the warmth and continuity come when you see that it is handmade and hand painted.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Creepy

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The gladdening and clean aesthetic of Street Artist Creepy belies a deeper well of existential considerations that are always a part of his narrative-driven character-based folk art. His large-scale public murals of illustrative aerosol toss and bounce skinny limbed people telling dark stories of ennui and disconnection, non-plussed in their muted earthen tones.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Other

Juxtapoz // Monday, July 25, 2011
A Canadian pied piper of disjointed fellars and femmes in pied-colored hose and Cosby family sweaters, Street Artist Troy Lovegates AKA Other works tiny and large with a free-wheeling style that tramples over boundaries.

Back Talk: A Conversation with Miss Bugs

Juxtapoz // Sunday, July 24, 2011
London Street Art duo Miss Bugs are design culture mixologist who take the practice of appropriation to a more finished end than the stencil kings of recent years heralding from their hometown of Bristol.

Back Talk: A Conversation with LUDO

Juxtapoz // Saturday, July 23, 2011
A student of graphic design and sociology, French Street Artist LUDO merges nature with weaponry into biomorphic Frankenplants; giant green flowers with closed circuit televisions instead of pistols, cabbages with gun turrets, cacti that turn into syringes.


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