Interview with Artist / Above | Edition VI

How are you feeling at the start of this new year, any big plans for 2009?

2008 was a very productive and intense year of travels. The “South-Central tour” was a 6-month long painting adventure from Brazil to Mexico. Once back to California in May I was back off to Europe for 3 months in Italy, Spain and Portugal painting and making artworks….I plan to go into a 3 week long deep sleep in 2009, then wake up and charge the streets again.”

So what is the motivation behind your whole movement?

Some motivation would be trying to get people to observe and look at their surroundings closer and with more humour. Most people don’t do either, so I keep trying.

How is the internet changing your craft?

It makes me sit down more.

Do you feel like what you are doing is important?

sometimes, but in the grand scheme of things it’s lost due to larger topics and issues.

When you started out did you think it would be a serious business?

I have no idea what your talking about?

Who are some people you want to be interacting with this year?

Dennis Hopper, Barry, Angelo from south Italy, and NOT the Police.

Lastly, could you talk about any long-term goals you have in mind?

staying out of jail.

Thanks again