Shark Toof

The graffiti artist talks about diving with, painting and saving his beloved predator

by Vivianne Lapointe LA-based artist Shark Toof has made quite a name for himself for his dangerously bold depictions of the world’s most popular and misunderstood apex predator on street corners across the US. When asked about the genesis of his style and the reasoning behind his shark fetish, he says, “I feel like a lot of murals are wonderful to look at, but you …

Interview: Jiminie Ha and Item Idem

We get the scoop on the Miami launch of White Zinfandel Issue No. 3: Food Fights

by Laila Gohar “White Zinfandel is not a magazine about food, it’s a magazine inspired by food” says Cyril Duval, a conceptual artist better known as Item Idem. The artist is collaborating with Chef Leif Hedendal for the release of White Zinfandel Issue No. 3: “Food Fights”, which launched at NADA Art Fair in Miami yesterday. We sat down with Item Idem, and the magazine’s …

Interview: Matt Kenyon

The cross-platform artist talks technology, politics and his newest work, SUPERMAJOR

Best described as a bit of a tech nerd with creative interests, Matt Kenyon also has a score to settle with big business and irresponsible government. Reacting to the economic and social impact engendered by their misbehavior, Kenyon joined forces with Doug Keaton in 1999 to found SWAMP, a cross-platform initiative combining technology and art. Ranging from living micro-organisms Tardigotchi to ecosystems whose sustainability is …