Our associate artist presents his self-published book, “Elsewhere” a stunning book that compiles five years of texts, murals, sketches, drawings, feelings, recipes, deep secrets… It was in the Marulaz library, wednesday 22th June 2017 !
Bien Urbain 6
2 months : From 3rd june to 30th july 2016
Associate artist : Escif
15 guest artists : Escif (ES), Cyop & Kaf (IT), Daniel Munoz / San (ES), Harmen De Hoop (NL), Henrik Franklin (SWE), Fermin Jimenez Landa (ES), Lolo (ES) y Sosaku (JP), Maider Lopez (ES), Myr Muratet (FR), Timofey Radya (RU), Clément Richem (FR), Wasted Rita (PT), Olivier Toulemonde (FR), Sam3 (ES), Martha Rosler (US)
Far from the idea to decorate the city, Escif considers his murals as pretexts for the exchange. The context is for him one of the essential ingredients. Imagery that emerges is primarily made to create dialogue with passersby. Native of Valencia in Spain, Escif is an artist internationally recognized. From modest to monumental scale his wall paintings are characterized by a style often close the satirical drawing. Rejecting the “stardom” of the figure of the artist, he plans primarily the practice of urban art as “a thinking exercise that can be shared with the public” and vowed to “bring to light some problems.”
Élisa Murcia-Artengo, Quentin Coussirat