Favela Chic: Introduction & Illustration

Sunday, April 18th, 2010

On m’a demandé ce que je pensais du sujet d’une photo et j’ai répondu: “Favela Chic”. Qu’est-ce que le Favela Chic? I was asked what I thought of the subject of a picture and I answered: “Favela Chic”. What is Favela Chic? Bruce Sterling’s Scenarios for the Future: Favela Chic and Gothic Hi-Tech: At the […]

Notes on Street Art: AliCè, MOR & Banksy

Monday, March 8th, 2010

En français ci-dessous, puis alternance. Then alternating English and French. This charming video of a street artist found via Bruce Sterling illustrates several ideas about street art. First, the set up. This is why I always try to take two pictures of any piece of street art: one of the work and another of the […]

Boriss slideshow

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Premier essai de l’outil slideshow de flickr. D’abord, l’auteur de ce “papier collé” m’a contacté par flickr en y voyant mes photos de son oeuvre. Ensuite, je lui ai dit que j’allais prendre des photos tant qu’il y aurait des traces. En voici une série (à remettre en ordre chronologique). First try of the flickr […]

New kid on the block

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Big statement made by this artist with just two big paste-up. Impressive work. The signature seems to read something like “idifs” but I am not sure. More info is welcome.     Ce nouvel artiste impressionne dès son arrivée avec deux oeuvres grand format sur papier collé. Ça frappe. La signature semble être “idifs” mais […]

Art & Puzzle / Solution: Haldimand Tract

Saturday, October 18th, 2008

Near the railways, in St-Henri, Montreal, June 08. A few days later, after heavy rains, the work had vanished. I finally found a mass of paper among the weeds: I suppose it had been unglued by the rain then rolled around by the wind. I took it and unfold it, it was a little torn […]