• Name: Galleta Maria
  • Crew:
  • City-country: Valencia, but currently living in Barcelona.
  • Active since: around 2005 but I didn’t take it seriously until 2012.
  • Personal motivation-message: At first I started painting because I met people from my town closely linked to the culture of hip hop and breakdancing. I had no pretences and I suppose it was my way of contributing  with something to a movement in which neither singing nor dancing would have had a future for me. Later on, I took drawing more seriously as a form of expression and tried to stay more or less connected to the world of murals and / or graffiti in some way. Currently, as a worker in the graphic arts sector, I think that public space is one of the best ways to stay connected with the neighborhoods and to work on certain messages that I find interesting as triggers for debates at street level. I do not think that what I do has a unique message, I am interested in social issues, it is true, but I work based on concerns and issues which I am learning about and that I think challenge the viewer in one way or another.

 

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