• April 17, 2003
  • Posted by Marc

Microbo - The Vitals:Age: does


Microbo -  The Vitals:

Age: does
exist age?
Hometown: Catania - Sicily
Where do you now
How long have you been creating street art?: 4/5
years approximatly
What did you do last night?: chilling out with
some friends enjoyed the spring warm weather
What is your favorite thing
to eat for dinner?:
As Italian and sicilian I love food in general,
everythings fresh and cooked by granny style I love GRANITA, and "http://italianfood.about.com/library/rec/blr0030.htm">ARANCINI typical food
from my region, but I also love oriental and carabbean food
Who is your
favorite fictional character?:
"http://epoxid.sk/pozor/lalinea/lalinea.html">“La Linea” by Cavandoli (a
famous italian old character drawns using one continuous line)
What do
you currently have in your pockets?:
sigarettes, papers, lighter, some spare
change, flyers, sweety, markers. some stickers, letters in one pocket, none in
the others, a big bag in my shouder
If you were given “more time,” what
would you do with it?:
everythings I don’t do because the time…. time,
time never too much!
Who do you love?: I hate violence, governaments
(all) egotripping, superficiality, all kind of racism, unrispect, pollution,
power and competition, medicines, huge vertical buildings (babylon), avaricious,
lament a part from that I LOVE everything


Microbo -  The A’s to Our Q’s:

Wooster: How did you get started in
creating art for the street?

Microbo: Street is for me like a
big library where you can have an idea of the world in real time.  it is where
all people pass by sooner or later: children, teenagers, adults, elderly,
intellectuals, uneducated, priests, tourists, immigrants, poor, rich, workers,
idler, business-men, housewives, tramps. I like the idea that, in this way,
everyone is able to see….  I started do it also for the principle!  Because I
am fed up with seeing and reading only slogans or commercial labels instead of
frescoes, great public buildings and graffiti like the ones painted in ancient

Wooster: What other street artists do you most admire
and why?

Microbo: I think in Italy there are some “talented
monster” coming out from the shadow: Bo130, Robot inc., Pavia & Abbominevole
crew, Ozmo, plank, El euro, Banana, Pao, Lemeri, Goze, the 61 crew…etc etc
src="http://www.woostercollective.com/images/microbo2.jpg" align=
"left">Wooster: What’s your favorite city, neighborhood, or block, to
post and/or to see street art?

Microbo: I don’t have one
favorite city or spot…usually I like see arts in that places the seem
abandoned from God, or that places looks to much clean and boring!

/>Wooster: What inspires you now?

Microbo: the entire
microcosmo, invisible with naked eye, but important for evolution, creation, and

Wooster: What are you currently working on?  Can you give
us a sneak peek?

Microbo: working for two expo: one in Milan
hi9 (happening international underground 9 edition) one in Verona (caffe
mentale); illustrations for a sport/street magazine, posters, stickers (always) 
updating my website, make love, no war propaganda, sleep more…have a