interview with AFI

By | June 11th, 2014|interviews|

i first came across one of the impressive stencils of AFI while researching political street art dealing with the european elections and have been a fan of her strong political works ever since. i was lucky enough to ask her some questions about her motivations and artistic process as well as her perspective on the [...]

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interview with olga alexopoulou

By | February 2nd, 2014|interviews|

since the beginning of aesthetics of crisis in early 2013 the scope of the project and with it the range of interview partners has been steadily extending, leading to exciting new collaborations. as the city of istanbul has been a particularly fascinating place for me in the past year, i was very happy to get [...]

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interview with marsia tzivara of “burning from the inside”

By | January 21st, 2014|blog, interviews|

there have been a number of documentaries dealing with the social and political impact of the greek crisis and particularly the violent rise of the neo-fascist party χρυσή αυγή - better known as golden dawn. marsia tzivara, a greek filmmaker and video activist that has been living in berlin for the past 2 years, takes a [...]

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interview with tvboy (it/es)

By | November 20th, 2013|interviews|

this interview with tvboy, an italian street artist and designer working both milan and barcelona, is the first one at aesthetics of crisis to look beyond the specific context of athens. even though he does not consider himself distinctly political, the crisis has - as for many other european artists - become a somewhat inevitable topic. [...]

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interview with refur

By | October 28th, 2013|interviews|

graphic design student refur has been exploring the creative potential of the streets of athens for the past two years. in fact, she is one of the few athenian artists strategically using the medium sticker. she also paints larger pieces, often in collaboration with other artists such as mapet, lathos, and yiakou. furthermore she edits [...]

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interview with tona (hh)

By | October 21st, 2013|interviews|

tona pasteup with a view atop the strefi hill in exarcheia. if you stroll through any major european city, you will most likely find a pasteup, sticker or tile by hamburg-based artist tona. so of course i was not surprised to find some of his signature artworks in athens. however, the sheer amount [...]

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interview with D!

By | July 16th, 2013|interviews|

D!, Three D!'s III, Enamel paint on fibreboard, Athens, Koukaki District, 2011. Photo: ANDREASANDTHECAMERA with a history going back about 15 years, D! is a true veteran of the athens graffiti and street art scene. over the years he has arrived at a distinct aesthetic and typographic vision that stands out quite clearly [...]

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interview with wild drawing

By | June 26th, 2013|interviews|

"welcome to athens" iconic artwork in exarcheia wild drawing - or WD - is easily one of the most versatile and active street artists in athens. his usually politicized works range from smaller stencils to pasting projects and huge freehand murals. originally from bali he has been painting in the streets of athens [...]

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interview with bleeps

By | June 18th, 2013|interviews|

bleeps - perhaps the most prolific political street artist in athens - has been continuosly creating complex artwork among other topics dealing with the crisis and the socio-political situation in greece. his work has been prominently featured in media reports on the crisis but is also frequently subjected to vandalism. find his manifesto and more information [...]

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