MORE$ - The Vitals:
Where do you now live?: Utrecht
How long have
you been creating street art?: 11 years
What did you do last
night?: Recovering from a devastating week of concerts & parties
/>What is your favorite thing to eat for dinner?: Chicken
your favorite fictional character?: Not really one I must say… but I would
say Shes54’s creatures if you’re talking about ‘street art’
What do you
currently have in your pockets?: A hole on the left side and my telephone
and a list of things I didn’t do today on the right side
If you were
given “more time,” what would you do with it?: I would do more of the same
that I’m doing right now. I could use another 24 hours in every day
do you love?: Diego Armando Maradona and my TDR off course….
MORE$ - The A’s To Our Q’s:
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Wooster: How did you get
started in creating art for the street?
MORE$: After drawing
and sketching on paper and fooling around the school a little bit for almost ten
years, I finally met someone during my Design School period in Eindhoven with
whom I started to take it to the street more seriously. He was already spraying
a couple of years and was like my mentor in the beginning.
/>Wooster: How did you come up with the characters that you use in
most of your drawings?
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"right">MORE$: The idea for the talking parrot started after reading
the Style Master General book
about the works of Dondi White. I and a lot of the people here in Europe finally
discovered where our European style pioneers got their thing from. I was bored
with most people hanging on to this old school NY graffiti style for more than
20 years, even 15 year old kiddo’s still take off with this style. I wanted to
give some comment on that by putting up stickers of a parrot that was saying
“Dondi Dondi”. Just repeating like the stupid parrot, but never coming up with
something really from themselves.
Wooster: What other street
artists do you most admire and why?
MORE$: Banksy, Zevs and
Honet. Because they put up what ‘street art’ in my opinion should be about.
Wooster: What’s your favorite city, neighborhood, or block, to
post and/or to see street art?
MORE$: To post: any place
possible. To see: no particular one, just any place that’s not sterile. There
are spaces and places in every city where the
brave overcome the
Wooster: What inspires you now?
/>MORE$: Being out almost every night, seeing and overhearing the
ignorant people everywhere around.
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