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04.07.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile MRtoll. Name/Alias: MRtoll Decade you were born in: ’70s City you currently live: I live between Brooklyn and L.A. My child lives in Brooklyn and my partner (Paola Baldion) is based in Hollywood. I am walking a fine […]

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03.31.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Bishop. Name/Alias: Bishop203 (JAT1) Decade you were born in: ’70s City you currently live: Brooklyn Drugs or natural highs? I have a beer belly….. How did you get your name? I have had Bishop as a nickname since […]

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03.17.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Damien Mitchell. Name/Alias: Damien Mitchell Decade you were born in: ’80s City you currently live: Brooklyn Drugs or natural highs? You buyin’, I’m tryin’ How did you get your name? It’s a clever anagram of my real name: […]

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03.10.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Danielle Mastrion. Name/Alias: Danielle Mastrion Decade you were born in: ’80s baby — but early ’80s. I was six when I saw Michael Jackson on the BAD tour, just to give you an idea. City you currently live: […]

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03.03.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Jay Shells. Name/Alias: Jason Shelowitz / Jay Shells Decade you were born in: Tail end of the ’70s City you currently live: New York, New York Drugs or natural highs? Natural. How did you get your name? My […]

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02.24.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Cernesto. Name/Alias: CERN, CERN One, Cernesto Decade you were born in: 70s, baby. City you currently live: New York City. Drugs or natural highs? Blowing bubbles underwater and lasers. How did you get your name? My friend Bruce […]

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02.17.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profileRocko. Name/Alias: Naoufal Alaoui aka Rocko Decade you were born in: ’70s City you currently live: Brooklyn Drugs or natural highs? Hey, I’m from Morocco — the Hashish land. How did you get your name? When I was selling […]

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02.10.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile yarn-bomber and spreader of love, London Kaye. Name/Alias: London Kaye Decade you were born in: Late ’80s, baby. City you currently live: Bushwick, Brooklyn. Drugs or natural highs? Marilize Leguana. How did you get your name? I was […]

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02.03.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile ELLE. Name/Alias: ELLE, or ELLE StreetArt Decade you were born in: The ’80s, yo! City you currently live: Brooklyn Drugs or natural highs? Mushrooms and pot sometimes, but I would say I’m pretty much au natural. ;) How […]

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01.27.15 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL showcases a different street artist regularly in our feature, Scratching the Surface. This week, we profile Cosbe 1. Name/Alias: Kid Cosbe Decade you were born in: I caught the tail end of the 70s and grew up moving all over the world with my army dad. When my parents got divorced I was raised […]

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