Born in Paris Julien Malland began painting murals in the 20th arrondissement of Paris under the name of Seth. Since 2003, he entured across the world to exchange with street artists from different cultures, in order to broaden his horizon on life and on mural painting. From this experience he has been compelled to draw simple characters, mostly children, somehow connected to the chaotic environment in which they are revealed. Witnessing the outcome of globalization, its creations are celebrating traditions. Thus they are defining a hybrid culture between modern expression and traditional representation. His approach aims to arouse an artistic dialogue, whether it is a collaboration with local urban artists or a learning process of traditional techniques from local craftsmen.
In this series visual artist and founding member of Le3 creative studio, Julien Nonnon, projects large-scale images of stylish human-animal hybrids, on buildings throughout the city of Orlando, Florida. His works essentially articulate the interaction of his creations with the architecture and urban elements surrounding him. This process has successfully brought numerous artistic projects to completion, combining street art, kinetic installations, digital creations and video-mapping.
‘through this series of photographs, compiled in a book ‘safari urbain orlando tour, I tried to illustrate their energy, enthusiasm and commitment to make alive this unique experience of digital street art in Orlando,’ nonnon says.
Street artist Bordalo II uses old tires, damaged bumpers, and other scraps of painted found trash to form impressive 3D murals of animals on the streets of Lisbon, Portugal. He’s exploring his own mixed media on wood stand base, and are thus made a series of collages of objects (garbage). It is not only a way to recycle, but also a critique of the world we live in, where we often have nice things, which are based on junk without realizing it.