© Photo by Alexander de Querzen
I think the first time I discovered Christian Guémy, aka C215, it was totally by hazard, through two little books : The Blue Book and The Red Book.
Je ne fais pas les choses pour attirer l'attention, mais pour susciter l' émotion. Celle de ceux qui le souhaitent, qui veulent voir.
The stencils presented here were created by C215 (Christian Guémy) in Barcelona, on October 2011. Click on any image to view gallery.
The power to educate or to seduce, to heal or to scare, to tame or to arouse, to unite or to divide...
From cave murals to digital pictures, images have always had a profound impact on human thought.
Hence, they’ve been often seen as carriers of ideas, used by the political or religious leadership in order to propagate ideologies and direct the masses towards one direction or the other.
If you are not aware, BANKSY vs BRISTOL MUSEUM, "a unique collaboration between the city's foremost cultural institution and one of the region's most overrated artists" (as they said) is taking place until August 31st in Bristol, and "it contains scenes of a childish nature (that) some adults may find disappointing" (as Banksy said). Why I'm speaking about this? Because it was "banksed" (to banks, new verb, action to correct someone's work after publication, without noticing him or anyone) the first day.