The imaginarium of: @simonifontana & @argirisser
city-country: thessaloniki and corfu island, greece.
active since: simoni since 2010. argiris since 1993.
personal motivation/message: my style is characterized by an almost childlike innocence and is equally effective on tiny canvases as it is on giant murals.
my references draw from japanese iconography, manga, filtered through a sensitive western outlook and personal aesthetics, dictated by pop surrealism. further more folk art themes as well as byzantine art reminiscences (golden background, halo) intermingled with each other witch often serve to enhance the narrative character of the composition. above all, ambiguity, something hidden and even uncanny drive the viewer into the depths of her mysterious world where the familiar seems unusual and nothing is what appears to be. ser’s drawing inspiration come from cartoons, nature, candy and video games, ser’s work (a curiously eclectic blend of graffiti,comic culture and pop surrealism) employs an arsenal of monstrous but somewhat benign characters through glimpses and images of a bizarre parallel universe.
crew: odv / fr75 /gh
city-country: i live in paris (in the 11th but my biggest dream would be to live at “jeab” on a famous red sofa).
active since: i paint since 99 but to tell you everything, it’s in 2016 on my return from a long spiritual journey in the depths of the mongolian desert that “rond/fr75” and ‘’inox/gh ‘’me all.
favorite surface: i do not have a favorite surface although i often paint big walls very smooth; i like as much the steel of a truck as the plastic of a rolling or the windows of paris periférique but the best is the mokopate ( a cake that can only be found on the mountain).
personal motivation: for a long time my motivation first was to do better than “torek / rjk” but now, it is to pass you, what makes me really vibrate is to arrive in front of a wall to see the glassy eyes of “rev / odv”.
@uzizm testing out our mtn systems sthlm model with mtn water based markers.
check the u*i wufc x mtn systems, stockholm article at mtn-world blog to see the full video!
Creativeworld, held in the city of frankfurt, is one of montana colors’ main annual events and it’s an occasion for us to meet with many of our distributors and customers, and to strengthen our relationships and create new ones.
this year was special because we celebrated the 25th anniversary of montana colors.