Urban Poetry in Dubuque, Iowa

I had the chance to spend Christmas in the charming little town of Galena, Illinois. After several days exploring the city, its history, its small shops, and its architecture, I took advantage of a sunny day to discover the surroundings. My plan was initially to go to Savanna, Illinois, but losing 2 hours on the…

L’exposition parfaite de Hebru Brantley

Ceux qui ont visité ou vivent à Chicago connaissent forcement Hebru Brantley. Si ce n’est pas personnellement, ils connaissent ses deux « avatars » Flyboy et Lil Mama. Ces deux héros parsèment les murs de Chicago et de pas mal de villes du Midwest mais également du pays.  Hebru Brantley est en effet un des artistes « signature » de…

Kensington Market, cosmopolitan Toronto

Recently I went for a road trip in Canada. Montreal really blew my mind with this amazing mix of European and American vibes, its cute neighbourhoods, nightlife, and its high level Street Art scene. Then, I went to Toronto. To be honest it took me awhile to like Toronto. After Montreal, the city seems too big…

Le charme discret du Sticker Art

Alors que le Street Art a depuis quelques années ses lettres de noblesse, avec des artistes mondialement reconnus, des œuvres peintes pour des grandes entreprises, le Sticker Art est un art encore méconnu, pourtant on le retrouve partout ! Qui ne s’est jamais baladé dans une ville sans avoir son regard attiré par un dessin ou…

Eastern Market Detroit

I remember few years ago, you could hear « Detroit is dead »  « Detroit is finished » « Detroit is empty » but if you come in Detroit now you can understand Detroit is still alive. One of the main spot where life is blasting is Eastern Market during weekends.   Eastern Market is located a mile away northeast from…

Street Art hunting in Pilsen – Chicago

Pilsen is a neighbourhood in the West Side of Chicago. During the 19th century a large Czech community settled in that district and named the place after one of the biggest city in Czech Republic « Plzen ». It’s in 70’s that Latinos became the majority population of Pilsen. Nowadays Pilsen is a happy mix of Mexican…