Enter the world of Ino, one of the most prolific greek artist. Pure graffiti skills since 12 years. Interview, pictures and video inside.
FatCap : Where are you from Ino? Tell us about your city and country.
FC : You start painting walls in 2000, tell us about how you discovered and got started in graffiti.
I : I was 15 years old. Graffiti was not so popular those days. There was a girl I wanted to impress and i made graffiti with her name on a central wall. After that, spray can became my best friend.
FC : Favourite quote?
I : Less is More.
FC : Name an artist (or many) whose work you respect and admire.
I : Mc.Escher, Jenny Saville, Antoni Gaudi.
I : I do many different styles, sometimes I don't tag them and you think it is another person. I believe there is no need people know everything we do.
FC : What was your most adventurous and dangerous graffiti?
FC : What’s the characteristic of a Ino's piece?
I : A plain result. Always attention to detail. Characters, surrealism and visible fatcap touches.
FC : Do you practice other forms of art?
I : Photography and graphic design are things I practice and they are part of my style. I have tried many forms and I won't stop trying. It's a part of the evolution.
FC : How do you feel about the commercialization of street art in recent years?
I : It was a matter of time to happen. Although you cannot buy or sell the freedom of the streets.
FC : What's coming up in the next few months? Show etc…
FC : Thank you Ino!