Street artists don’t come much bigger than this – VNA catches up with the one and only Shepard Fairey. From “Andre has a Posse” stickers to designing President Obama’s campaign posters he’s fostered admiration, anger and controversy in almost equal measure. We sat down with Shepard to discuss street art, the explosion of the Obey brand as well as the recent court case and accusations of plagiarism.
Not content with covering one of the biggest artists of our time, we also talk to stencil master Logan Hicks, whose ultra detailed street scenes have left many a viewer slacked jawed in awe. Next up East London’s infamous Burning Candy crew who talk art, travels, the state of the street art scene and their upcoming film ‘Dots’. Coming in with a unique take of things is Austrian freehand master and trackside botherer Nychos who chats about decay, Watership Down the colour green.
But it’s not all about the big names. VNA also catches up with Aussie duo Dabs Myla who making a serious name for themselves with their large scale outdoor pieces and killer gallery shows,Scottish illustrator Elph and Jordan Seiler whose ‘Public Ad Campaign’ offers an interesting take on interaction in physical environments.