Bo130 - “The Vitals”
/>Hometown: planet earth
Where do you now live: milan
/>How long have you been creating street art?: ...since 1985 if you
include taggin’ days
What did you do last night?: ...a phat spliff,
drawing a bit, watch videotape “Koyaanisqatsi” amazing old movie-documentary
with great photography.
What is your favorite thing to eat for
dinner?: Pasta alla norma or trofie al pesto. focaccia bread, red wine but
also love curry and expecially carrebbean food, ackee and salt fish, fried
plantains… I just love to eat proper food!!! soul food!!
Who is your
favorite fictional character?: myself!!?
What do you currently have
in your pockets?: ...a green bag! some stickerz!!??
If you were
given “more time,” what would you do with it?: ...definetely I’ll do
somethin’ with it , time it’s never enough…
Who do you love?: my
fam, my girl, life!......and wooster!!!
Bo130 - The A’s To Our Q’s
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Wooster: How did you get started in creating art for the
align= "right">Bobo: I’ve got into graffs after my first trip to the
states, back in 1982 with my parents we’ve been all over from nyc to minneapolis
to san francisco, l.a., miami…..... I was so little and for me was like been
in the movies. one of the things I remember from that trip it’s new york and the
stange scribblings on the wall and the amazing bombed subway. when I came back
home I’ve started practice, another step into the addiction was when I’ve seen
the movie style wars and "http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/WildStyle-1080057/preview.php">wild style
and after reading /0805006788/ref=lib_dp_TFCV/103-1503502-
7417403?v=glance&s=books&vi=reader#reader-link">subwayart and "http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/050027469X/ref=lib_dp_TFCV/103-
was like….yes I’ve got to get up! a guy who teach me a lot and for me always
the number one it’s a guy called "http://www.italianrap.com/artists/artists_bios/koas1/">kaos one, now a
great rapper here in italy
Wooster: How did you come up with
the face that you use in your stickers? Where does it originate from?
/>Bo130: the faces rappresent the multicultaral multilingual side of big
cities, they are actually aliens….‘couse a lot of people like me feel like
aliens in their home town ...probably the faces rappresent my alter ego or most
definetly they are portreits of me early in the morning…..
/>Wooster: What other street artists do you most admire and why?
/>Bo130: I’ve really enjoyed reading "http://www.banksy.co.uk">Banksy books, I love his writing. definetely one
of my favourite is Adam Neate.
wonderful stuff!! from italy I love "http://www.inventati.org/apb/abbominevole.htm">Abbominevole’s work without
a doubt!!! and also Robot
Inc., Plank, "http://www.stradanove.net/news/images/graffiti/t/treni3.jpg">Ozmo’s
photographic quality they all camin’ up with ill stuff, mad Anty, luze ‘shrooms,
Pao’s penguins, 108 shapes and many more…
milan it’s gettin crazy new mad stickerz every day! ...hey ovviously I can’t
forget my wife Microbo, my big boost in life !!!
What’s your favorite city, neighborhood, or block, to post and/or to see street
Bo130: ...any grey peace of city forniture, any trash
bin, any sign pole, any grey-borig city in the world….
/>Wooster: What inspires you now?
Bo130: I think right
now It’s peace and war.
Wooster: What are you currently
working on? Can you give us a sneak peek?
Bo130: trying to
finish a new series of canvas and also trying to find time to update the site.
plus other thousand thin’s. I’m always on the run…...I have a solo exhibition
in a couple of mounths + for the international underground happening in milan.
this year there is a whole section on street
art ‘lot’s of artists will be exhibiting and performing working on some
publications and also trying to keep up on the video side, with some friends (
the crew it’s called BOX) we do alot of vjing and video stuff, soon we’ll put up
a site to show the mad stuff we do.
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