On a trip out to Barcelona this Spring I began
noticing new works signed as Freaklüb - stickers, tags and fresh-as-a-daisy
paintings featuring a curious red-haired girl. At the time, not many people knew
who the artists were behind these bold and sharp designs with unusually flat and
bright colours. It wasn’t until returning home that I found out that they were
friends of Nano4814 who had appeared in the Stencil Graffiti book. So after a
bit of investigation contact was made and I feel lucky to present them in the
upcoming book - Street Logos. In the meanwhile here are the very interesting
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FREAKLÜB : A’s to our
Well, freaklub grafffics are three person, but
only two of ours usually works on street. We have 22 years ( she’s “empty” )
and 24 ( g1 and trulben ).
/>HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN CREATING STREET ART?
different of xpression on street for 5 years, but with Freaklub on the straight
edge.. more than 2 years…
WHAT DID U DO LAST NIGHT?
/>Painting one poster for bombing.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING TO
EAT FOR DINNER?
Italian food ( pizza, cannelonni ).
/>WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE FICTIONAL CHARACTER?
Well, we have a fetish
charachter, is ENID of Daniel Clowes in “Ghost world”, buff!, ENID RULES! She
has a real behaviour infront of life. We recommend to read the comic, and after
view the film ( it’s better the comic ).
WHAT DO YOU CURRENTLY
HAVE IN YOUR POCKETS?
We carry always a bag as our pockets, empty has
many cloth without pockets. We carry money, the keys for returning to home,
kleenex, some marker and some sticker ( strickly law ). The necessary for
IF YOU WERE “GIVEN MORE TIME”, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH
Well, the day is so long, and we have many hours for making a lot
of things. The next day is coming and will have more time for it. We would like
to spend creating, and for RELAX, too. However, “create” is like a therapy.
WHO DO YOU LOVE?
Some special persons around us when we are
in crisis time.
We are not friends of “the competitors”. Barcelona is
something like a “competition” or a “savage place” where the strongest survive (
said one day “X” person ). We are not agree with this answer and we are not in a
competition. To be sure and safe.
HOW DID U GET STARTED IN
CREATING ART FOR THE STREET?
I’m searching different of xpression on
street for 5 years,, but making dirty tags and shitty pieces… After that I
started with my brother making shadows of people on the wall.
decided for starting other time with my girlfriend from 2+half years making
first tags as “freaklub grafffics” and 10 months making pieces filled in many
colors and forms with the red haired girl.
WHAT OTHER STREET
ARTIST DO YOU ADMIRE AND WHY?
Here in Barcelona we admire INOCUO (
other semi-member of FREAKLuB! we don’t know what’s the link with us yet ) that,
we think that’s complete cause works many areas of design, he makes
illustration, graffiti, typography, video, works as Dj, too..etc. etc…many
things… is a complete person as designer with a high quality works and get
friendly with him cause’s a great person. You can view some feature artwork with
him at www.show-me-dq.com . Enjoy. In a few time you can view the website href="http://www.inocuodesign.com">www.inocuodesign.com ..
like many artist, like BORIS HOPPEK (
minimal way on the street ). KID ACNE ( invisible spies crew ), MUDWIG DANS ( a
great language ), DERRICK HODGSON ( madness charachters ), href="http://www.b-stormers.com/">BARNSTORMERS CREW ( great shouts to Maya
Hayuk…) and SCRAWL COLLECTIVERS ( hello, Will Barras! ).
YOUR FAVORITE CITY, NEIGHBOURHOOD OR BLOCK TO POST AND/OR TO SEE STREET
We are fascinated with London, many posters, stickers and
stencils… We would like to go to Nyc and Japan, too. For ours Japan is a
fetished place, is a culture with a high visual culture and for ours is a great
impact understand this place. We study the japanese language ( maybe ) for going
sometime in our life.
WHAT ARE YOU CURRENTLY WORKING NOW? CAN U
GIVE US A SNEAK PEEK?
Well, good vibes for wooster crew. We carry two
months making some animated chapters with our character. The project is called
LAILAND. We found two guys who are working in 3d software ( Maya 5 ) and we
xplained them that we would like to make some project together. They are called
QWERT and are from Barcelona, too. After
that, we xplain to a friend if he would like to make the music for the
animations. He’s NEONWERK, he makes electro and xperimental music. Freaklub
would like to get greetings to this three persons for believing in our work. We
don’t know where’s the final of this lap, but we are sure that u will like
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/>Well, we are working on our web now… sure that in a few days u can view