ARTIVISM: FIUMANI AND HIS FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC WASTE

“One hundred and sixty thousand plastic bags are used globally every second. Five trillion plastic bags are used daily. Side by side they can encircle the world seven times ».   These frightening numbers seem unreal but are sadly representative of the truth. Depicted in a video created by the great Fiumani, these facts about plastic Read more about ARTIVISM: FIUMANI AND HIS FIGHT AGAINST PLASTIC WASTE[…]

ARTIVISM: PIXAÇÃO

A new piece popped up in Graça, and this is the occasion for us to introduce you to pixação. What do these mysterious letters try to tell us from the top of the highest buildings of the city ? From the Portuguese pichar, traduced as: “to cover with tar”, pixação clearly got its inspiration from the Read more about ARTIVISM: PIXAÇÃO[…]

ARTIVISM: ICY AND SOT

Let us tell you the story of two talented brothers who play with shapes and public space to spread strong and poetic messages of hope, love and revindication. ICY and SOT were born in Tabriz, Iran and are now living in Brooklyn. The magic started in 2006, when they discovered the method of the stencil Read more about ARTIVISM: ICY AND SOT[…]

ARTIVISM: GREEN, THE ARTIST WHO SHAPES NATURE

Originally street art hunter, Green discovered his talent by chance one day when he was looking for some fresh street art pieces. He found a mushroom and, interested by its shape, he decided to pimp it up, and the result was a cochineal: his first creation. Since then, he loves to communicate with nature and Read more about ARTIVISM: GREEN, THE ARTIST WHO SHAPES NATURE[…]

ARTIVISM: Andrea Tarli

“Painting isn’t born for decoration of private houses. It is a tool of defensive and offensive war against the enemy.” Andrea Tarli chose this sentence from Picasso to explain his need to paint, adding :« It must belong to everybody, like music coming through a window. »This could help building the definition of artivism, that is to Read more about ARTIVISM: Andrea Tarli[…]

ARTIVISM: Projeto Matilha

Projecto Matilha is an incredible project that defends a cause close to our hearts: human and animal rights. Their aim is to develop awareness through art in the streets, because street belongs to everyone and people need to be stroke by awareness about this kind of issues. The talented creator of this project is Ricardo Read more about ARTIVISM: Projeto Matilha[…]

ARTIVISM: IT’S NOT A BRETZEL

“Let’s preach the end of sexual illiteracy!” says the creator of this feminist street art posters campaign movement. Author of a book about feminine masturbation, Julia Pietri wants to free the speech about women’s sexuality and break the taboo. “It’s not a Bretzel” is a movement that consists in spreading tons of posters representing clitoris Read more about ARTIVISM: IT’S NOT A BRETZEL[…]

ARTIVISM: THE BREASTS THAT FREE THE SPEECH

Free your body, be proud of you and break the taboo ! This could be Intra Larue’s mojo. This French-feminist artivist spreads sculptures of breasts all around the world. Firstly doing this for fun with some of her friends, she realized the strength of the message that her small sculptures could bring. First of all, boobs Read more about ARTIVISM: THE BREASTS THAT FREE THE SPEECH[…]

ARTIVISM: CRANIO, THE ARTIST WHO GIVES A VOICE TO THE INDIGENOUS

On the first of January, a political event shook Brazil: the beginning of the mandate of the new President, Jair Bolsonaro, known for his extremist ideas. One of his first decisions is very worrying: he decided to give to the Ministry of Agriculture the power of deciding the delimitation of the territories in which aboriginal Read more about ARTIVISM: CRANIO, THE ARTIST WHO GIVES A VOICE TO THE INDIGENOUS[…]

ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE

“If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love someone else ?” This sentence by RuPaul, the famous American drag queen, singer and actress really well depicts the idea of her show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, the contest of drag queens that promotes pride, self love, liberty and equal rights. Very inspired by the Read more about ARTIVISM: SURIANI THE ARTIST WHO USES ART TO FIGHT INTOLERANCE[…]