Yes ! Finally it is his turn ! Because we oh so adore these elephants in the streets of every city in every country in every corner of the world… and hopefully one day we can invite him to our city to immerse us with his vivid, larger-than-life characters and creations ! Stunning street art lovers, this #wednesdaywalloffame is especially dedicated to Falke One !


«Save Arrival» © Falke One 


«Bitten of too much» © Falke One 

Having already more than 25years of experience in the field of graffiti and street art, he is definitely one of the graff-pioneers in South Africa to determine its role and course. Amidst Mitchells Plain he tried out his very first piece only and only to impress ; )


«Headstrong» © Falke One 

Nonetheless he also got involved in the first graffiti competition in South Africa back in 1996. Something that would be repeated moreover all-over.


«Homer» © Falke One 

And then those incredible, a little psychedelic colourful, sketchy elephants. They truly stand for a sense of happiness as well as awareness about their constant threat to extinction ! 


«Self Defense» © Falke One 

But one of the main reasons – amongst many – we admire his dedication, is also his view on graffiti as a «dynamic social tool». Knowing how to get sponsors engaged into social responsible community projects, he aims at empowering disadvantaged neighbourhoods. Determined in featuring issues like genderequality, racism, environmental consciousness, and creating awareness about art as a form sustainability.


«The apple doesn’t fall» © Falke One 

One of those examples, with the major support of Red Bull, is «Once upon a Town». This social art project aimed at painting homes in towns all over the country, at first mainly in rural deprived areas. Challenging the perception of value… the value of a home… their homes that are left unnoticed for so long. He shows in every kind of way a huge respect to the locals, inviting them into his world of creations and being invited into their world of cultural traditions and stories. A beautiful example of «how art affects the people and how the people inspire the artist»


© Falke One 


«cray cray» © Falke One 

Got inspired to check out more? Have a look at his website, facebook as well as his journey Once upon a Town !

Let’s find all the possible ways to invite him to Portugal and share our favourite elephants of him with our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )


All pictures © Falke One





This wall of fame we want to induce you into the works of a Crazy Canadian ; ) She creates powerful and incredible works inspired by her own rythms as well as the ones society puts upon us!

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She shouts out for attention in an unapologetic way demanding the reflection upon our beliefs and behaviours. «To be born with a woman’s body is to bear the unsolicited burden of humanity’s unresolved attitudes towards sex […]»

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MissMe or Montreal’s most known Art Vandal even passed Lisbon with some wicked and wonderful paste ups all kind of women as role models and covering/revealing one way or another their boobs in playful ways. But also respected and honourable characters form the main inspiration for her to go out there and share them with anyone who wants to see and everyone who won’t see.

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She is an activist, feminist, and a recognized outlaw artist demanding attention and exploring her own struggles with race, gender, society and class… screaming out for dignity amongst all.

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«My work is just a counter voice to that ultra-simplistic and oppressive voice of traditional media and advertising.»

A little intro to her work:

You want to check out more of her works and/or follow her wicked situations worldwide? https://www.facebook.com/missmeart/

If you got any picture collected from pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )

Pics © http://www.miss-me-art.com

Video © Gorjestani M.


St. Valentine


For those that wonder what is so special about this day, well… we honestly do not know. Because history is not unambigously about Saint Valentine. But since a quiet big population of this world will do a little extra effort to show their lovin’, we might as well ! And since every day can be a ridiculous good day to overwhelm this world with a little bit of lovin’… we want to share a variety of lovely murals with one essential lovely organ, a heart while listening to this musical oldtimer of Nacht und Rebel  ; )

WALL heart I

© Keith Haring // Pic: urbanprairieto

WALL valentine IX

«Hearts & Darts» © Millo



WALL valentine VII

© iHeart // Pic: isupportstreetart

Check out these animated heartbeats of the Croatian artist Lonac… (click on pic)

WALL valentine XIV

© Lonac // Pic: Sasha Bogojev

Love will travel around the world or Love will occupy the world or Love will conquer the world or …

WALL valentine

© IA STAA // Pic: streetart360

WALL valentine II

© Banksy // Pic: musartboutique

Even a few Portuguese artists couldn’t resist…  ; )

WALL valentine VIII

© Hazul & Costah // Pic: Julie Dawn Fox

WALL valentine XII

© Julieta XLF // Pic: Lluís Olivé Bulbena

WALL valentine V

© ?

WALL valentine XI

© JGoldcrown

WALL valentine XIII

© Elian & Alexis Diaz // Pic: Rom Lévy

And if you are really sick and tired of those lovebirds and all romantic stew…

WALL valentine IV

© Banksy // Pic: missworldsecurity

If you got any lovely heartbeat picture collected from around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )

M. CHAT aka Monsieur Chat aka Thoma Vuille


Did you ever bump into a yellow cat in the streets? He has travelled all over the world ! Even faced some prison-time. But no matter the reaction of authorities, he keeps on grabbing our attention while sharing with each and everyone an uncomplicated smile. And since he is celebrating twenty years of anniversary unapologetically in the streets, it is must we highlight him in our special wall of fame !



The French-Suisse artist and his yellow pet became a pleasure for the eyes of many conquering his birthplace Orléans from 1997 and slowly moving between places. His intention mainly focussed on breaking the greyish walls of the city, interrupting the gaze of people passing by and definitely engage a smiley moment with many.

Chris Marker even made a movie/docu (2004) about the political and international changes happening all under the regarding eye of the yellow cat; Chats Perchés.

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© posca-life-custom.com

If you happen to be in Paris, then do pass by the Galerie Brugier-Rigail to celebrate along with M. Chat his 20years of smiley kittins !

Got interested to check out more:

If you want to check out more about his trial (French): http://www.huffingtonpost.fr/2016/09/23/monsieur-chat_n_12152788.html (headpic)

If you got any picture collected from pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )




Let’s not talk about clitorides for now but about real testosteron. This guy has definitely build up his load since he started painting from a very young age. Inspired by magazines and newspapers absorbing all the fancy letters he could. Mainly to start copy paste them and slowly but determined finding his own way to represent himself in the streets.


Work hard Play hard (Miami) © Mr. Dheo

Already at an early age he aimed at practising his letters, bringing them to the walls of the city. Developping his own style that turned into an incredible photorealistic touch of portraits and insane geometrical shapes and compositions. The expressive faces, the bizar close-ups, and the magnificent fading and shading makes you want to stare at his murals for hours (or at least a gooooooood amount of minutes ; )


(Porto) © Mr. Dheo

His base is beautiful Porto, but he definitely often finds himself in other places all over the world. Fourty cities to be exactly counting.


Aportugalypse © Mr. Dheo

He also has his share of commissioned works, cooperating with a wide range of  (inter)national companies, brands and festivals. Though the streets keep calling him. Having his roots in the graffiti world, he experimented a fine amount to come to his personal touch of pieces.

A true companion and collaborator is another famous Portuguese graffitiwriter ParizOne***, with whom he formed a collective since 2012: Armu Yama. Ofcourse conquering the world in a magnificent combostyle of «lettering and magic realism». Like they did together in Graça (Lisbon) under the denominator «Revolutionary Toons».


Moden Family (Bairro Padre Cruz, Lisbon) © Mr. Dheo

A short flashback to his 2014 escapades, you can find on his youtube channel: https://youtu.be/5eonn4JGeo8


© Mr. Dheo

Got interested to check out more?


** https://www.facebook.com/MisterDheo/

*** https://www.facebook.com/ParizOne1/

If you got any picture collected from his pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )

Mário Belém


Recently under the spotlights with his solo show at Underdogs gallery, it was about time to introduce you to Mário Belém. You probably cross at least one of his wall if you went to Pensão Amor.

When he was young he started drawing Disney-figures (Mickey n Snoopy). He worked during 15 years as a creative designer and got famous with his powerful illustrations made with photomontages.


Even though he studied graphic design and learned drawing by “the best” (Zozimo and José Bandeira), he only picked up drawing again after a long while as well as try out spraying on the walls. From architecture to graphic design he had to learn to draw and the digital pen tablet became his best friend for it.


Mário is now spreading his talents through the artistic world, fast becoming one of the most prolific artists in his generation. He always tries to put a personal element within his works, QUESTIONING all of humanity. If you ask him about his favorite color here is what he would say : “More than a favourite colour I love the way that different colours work together. Right now I am addicted to the colour transition that goes from warm yellow to orange to indigo to pink to purple (very important: no green!).”*



Got interested to check out more:

his facebook page


If you got any picture collected from his pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )

*extract of the interview made for cityguidelisbon.com



Today we will talk about Catarina Monteiro aka Glam, a graffiti-artist as well as illustrator and designer. Catarina is one of the few Portuguese street artists being a woman, known in the outdoor artworld!


She started in the beginning of the new century. First with murals, from the conventional graffiti letters (using fatcap/thicker lines) to some more illustrative pieces; then installations and pieces or characters design, through three-dimensional construction paper or wood.


This year she founded the Mint Cuts Studio and change her name for Catarina Mint. This studio is like an extension of her individual work with the mission of creating unique and inventive pieces to fulfill the needs of each project in a creative and dynamic way.


Got interested to check out more:

you can go here and there

If you got any picture collected from her pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )



Today we talk about a worldwide known Portuguese artist, Pantonio (or Antonio Correia). Born in 1975 in Azores, he already left his mark in many countries of the planet. His style is very recognizable, always using black and blue representing mainly animals or chimeras. He has a real graphic signature.


The origin of his name is diverse:

– Pantomime [pan-tuh-mahym] the art or technique of conveying emotions, actions, feelings, by gestures without words.
– Pan- prefix (Greek πᾶν) “all”, “of everything”, “involving all members” of a group).
– Panta Rhei : concept in the philosophy of Heraclitus (Socratic Greek philosopher) everything flows, meaning that everything is constantly changing, from the smallest grain of sand to the stars in the sky.
– Pan – in Greek mythology the god of woods, fields, and flocks.

The choice of his color palette comes directly from his island: blue like the ocean, white like the clouds and black like the volcanic stone.

pic (street-art-avenue)

The wall he made in the 13th arrondissement of Paris is still one of the biggest of Europe!

Got interested to check out more?


If you got any picture collected from his pieces around the world, share it with us using our #lisbonstreetarttours  ; )



Today we’re gonna talk about a great artist who’s painting these days in Lisbon, just in front of the station of Cais do Sodre: Styler.

Here you have his marvellous self portrait!


He was born in France, but he grew up in Portugal.  He started painting in 2004, but he already won many contests.


This graffiti artist started marking all kind of surfaces, from walls, to panels, to surfboards.


He developed a really interesting 3D technique, he’s used to paint also together with other graffiti artists. The picture above shows a wall  done together with @Vespa, one of the artists who participated our last paintsession.



Follow his page!




Lisbon’s Favorite Dog

BDog in Rego

BDog hangs out in pretty much every neighborhood in Lisbon. He’s up by the airport, down in Parque das Nações, over in Cais de Sodré, and in the quiet streets of Rego. BDog is a bright-eyed, tail-wagging cão, usually cheerful but sometimes rather skeptical. BDog seems to usually be a he, but is sometimes a she. He’s even occasionally a cat. I call him BDog, but I’m sure he goes by many names. A recent Instagram account, @lxdog, has dubbed him LxDog, and is attempting to “find all the #lxdogs in Lisbon.”



BDog is a character drawn by the Lisbon-based street artist Basta, hence the “B” that usually appears on his dog tag. Basta also often signs a “1418” near BDog, which I’ve yet to determine the significance of: the year João Gonçalves Zarco discovered Madeira? The year Nicolas Flamel died? A coffee shop in Plano, Texas? The European Commission Regulation concerning the export for recovery of certain waste? (Help me solve this mystery!)



Basta draws in a “ligne claire” style – useful for throwing up BDogs quickly and making a recognizable image that pops off the wall. And Basta’s dog is in good street art company: a stylized dog was one of Keith Haring’s signature images (both drawings below are by Haring). The joke, of course, is that like a dog leaving its scent around a city, Basta leaves BDog around Lisbon as his mark.



But instead of an unfortunate smell or squish under your shoe, BDog pops up here and there like a friendly face, a loyal companion who follows you around during the day. I think that’s why I enjoy seeing BDog so much – the image itself isn’t too complex, and it’s not outwardly political – but BDog’s constant presence around Lisbon makes you feel as if you live in a city where a faithful dog will greet you around every corner.



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Jane Olin-Ammentorp