For people who just want to discover Paris, one super way is to follow the Space Invaders by the artist Invader
“Art From The Streets” curator Magda Danysz reveals her favourite places in the world to see street art
Totally a must. Definitely the scene to be investigated in Southeast Asia. It’s changing all the time. The best way to find out what’s happening is just to go for a walk in a city. What is interesting there is that there is a local scene that is very active.
London is very interesting. With Shoreditch in London there is always plenty of things happening there and all around this neighbourhood. At The Old Truman Brewery there is always new pieces. There are plenty of new walls going up and down.
For people who just want to discover Paris, one super way is to follow the Space Invaders by the artist Invader. He did about 1,000 [mozaics]. There is a book and maps. Even if you already know the city, you are sure to see a new side of it. If you have kids they are sure to love looking for space invaders. They is also an app called Flash Invaders. I have very serious collectors saying I’ve got so many points.
JR did a project in Morro da Providencia favela. He has a house called Casa Amarela (the Yellow House). It serves as a cultural centre for the community. He brings artists here to paint. All around it’s changing. It helps to understand Rio from another point of view.
Start at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. Very often they do big shows linked to the scene. Vhils did a big show, Swoon did a big show… there will be a JR show in the future. Then around there are always a lot of things going on as a lot of artists live there. It’s their canvas.
Vhils was busy travelling all around the world. He brought all the most famous artists to Lisbon. He ignited a programme with the City Hall. You have a big Shepard Fairey wall there. Everyone who is everyone did a wall. When we have a museum show I will take a dozen collectors there.
“Art from the Streets” at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore features works by Banksy, Shepard Fairey, Vhils, JR and Blek le Rat alongside brand new pieces by 10 prominent street artists. On now until 3 June 2018.
Main photograph: Carlo Ascani/Flickr