ARTIVISM : BORDALO II, THE ARTIST WHO GIVES A SECOND LIFE TO WASTE

91% of plastic garbage isn’t recycled. This is the result of a « materialist, consumerist and greedy » society, as Bordalo II describes. Born in 1987, this unavoidable Portuguese artist chose to make the waste of the others his own treasure and to use it to express his creativity. His revolutionary ideas propelled him to the spotlight Read more about ARTIVISM : BORDALO II, THE ARTIST WHO GIVES A SECOND LIFE TO WASTE[…]

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: KURAR AND HIS CRITICAL EYE ON SOCIETY

Nowadays, we live in a complex society in which time flies and doesn’t let us think about our actions, their causes and the consequences they have. Kurar was born in the 80’s and is part of this generation that saw how quickly and hardly society shifted into consumerism and selfishness. New technologies, development of transport Read more about ARTIVISM: KURAR AND HIS CRITICAL EYE ON SOCIETY[…]

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: EDIS ONE, THE ARTIST WHO DENOUNCES ANIMAL EXTINCTION

Ten thousand species extent per year. This is the sad reality, and things aren’t getting better… Maybe you saw the « only ten years challenge you fucking need to hear about » published by Greenpeace to sound the alarm about the dramatic environmental situation that is taking place nowadays. Global warming, pollution, deforestation, toxic products and so Read more about ARTIVISM: EDIS ONE, THE ARTIST WHO DENOUNCES ANIMAL EXTINCTION[…]

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[…]