His work incorporates local symbols and subjects from the surroundings. The message is often very playful and political at the same time

SETH Globepainter /   Julien Malland

France 1972

Street Art


SETH Globepainter
Julien Malland
April 1, 2014

The French artist Julien “Seth” Malland, or Globepainter as he calls himself, is on a mission to cover the world with his colourful street art. The originality in Globepainter’s street art is that his work incorporates local symbols and subjects from the surroundings. The message is often very playful and political at the same time!

Part of Globepainter’s success is due to his work with the documentary series Les Nouveux Explorateurs, which brought him to all corners of the world to draw inspiration and paint. The Globepainter project has been documented in the book “Globepainter”, with photos, sketches and anecdotes from his travels.

Seth also tries to involve the local community in different ways. One way of involving people in his art is by photographing them posing next to the murals. So, have a look around town the next time you are visiting China, South Africa or any other of all the countries that he has left his artistic mark on.

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2015SethGalerie Itinerrance, Paris, FranceSolo
2013DMA gallery
2013Les BainsGroup
2013Kharkiv, Ukraine
2013Vita sin litteris mors estMohyla Academy, Kiev, Ukraine
2012Extra Muros (Outside the Wall)Romeet Gallery, 34E Street 178, Phnom Penh, CambodiaSolo
2012Paris (France)
2012Merapi, Indonesia
2012Lviv, Ukraine
2012Ougrée, banlieu de Liège, Belgique
2012Souvenir de MenilmontantBroken Fingaz, Paris
2012Rue 209Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2012French InstitutePhnom Penh, Cambodia
2011ESPERANTOPOLISKhoa Le. 30. HCMC. VietnamGroup
2011Brigada Ramona Parra (BRP)Santiago du Chili
2011Festival CheminanceFleury-les-Aubrais, France
2011ChorizosSantiago du Chili
2011Un été à MénilmontantParis
2011Un été à MénilmontantParis
2011Festival EsperantopolisHo Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
2010dia dos muertosAv Insurgentes Sur, Mexico DF, Mexique
2010NinosOaxaca, Mexique avec Lapiztola
2010Jacalsavec Saner,Festival"Just my Name", Mexico DF
2010Guerrier-Aigleavec Neuzz, Mexico DF
2010NiñaMexico DF
2010Brigada Ramona Parra (BRP)Santiago du Chili
2010MiaowHo Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
2010HanumanMumbai, India
2010PêcheuseMumbai, India
2010République avec DemMenilmontant, Paris
2010KrishnaKolkata, India
2010Rock&SethMumbai, India
2010RoninParis, Menilmontant
2010Sun WukongHong Kong
2010China GirlBeijing, China
2010AK-47Beijing, China
2010Amour & DémocratieParis, Ménilmontant
2010Chongqing boyChongqing, China
2010Tropical SprayProibido, Montmartre, Paris
2009Duduzile & SethMabhoko, South Africa
2009BandraMumbai, India
2003Make MakeRapanui, Chile
2003Bad GirlSantiago do Chile, Chile
2003Santiago GraffitiSantiago do Chile, Chile
2003PoliciaSantiago do Chile, Chile
2003PixadorSao Paulo, Brasil
2003Chupa Meu EstiloRio de Janeiro, Brasil
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