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MadC Interview - Widewalls Podcast #13

  • MadC: The Rebirth of Tradition
  • MadC: The Rebirth of Tradition
  • MadC: The Rebirth of Tradition
May 1, 2015

If an artist should represent a paradigm of an individual that is in constant interaction with the world (and we know this is the most significant attribute of a street artist), then it is safe to say that it is paramount for this artist to be capable of developing as time progresses. Many a times, we have been writing about the work of MadC and the ways it reflects the role of a postmodern artist (for more on this be sure to check out our feature article MadC: The Rebirth of Tradition). And, you know what, we do not regret one single word…

Over the years, MadC’s transformation from a young aspiring graffiti writer, through her work on researching the Street Art culture and, finally, to the present day when she is conquering the stage of studio work and gallery spaces represents a timeline packed with exciting events. But, more importantly, it is a composition of important junctions which serve to build an identity of a creative individual determined to explore new horizons of artistic expression as well as personal growth.

During the last year or so, we have been following MadC’s success on the streets as well as her achievements when it comes to studio work, namely the exciting exhibitions at Kolly Gallery as well as 44309 Street Art Gallery. Most recently, she was featured as our Artist of the Week, and it has been well deserved!

Apart from everything she has achieved, we had a chance and an honor to talk about numerous exciting projects which lie on the path in front of her… 2015 will show a number of solo exhibitions, including the ongoing Bits and Pieces at gallery Wallworks in New York, there are so many walls which are waiting for the touch of MadC’s spraycan and paintbrush and, of course, the publishing of her latest book devoted to the culture of Street Art…

But, we are not going to spoil the conversation for you anymore, we leave you with the voice of MadC and one message to keep in mind – to constantly strive toward self-transformation is indeed a virtuous desire…

For imagery that follows the conversation, be sure to scroll down.

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MadC – 500 Wall, 2013
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MadC – a canvas from 2010
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MadC – a canvas from 2011
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A MadC piece titled “She Rocks the Streets”, realized during Google Street Art visit
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A street art piece by MadC from 2012

MadC – Solo exhibition at Kolly Gallery in Zurich, 2014

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Sculptural work created exhibition- Kaleidoscopes shaped as spraycans
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Sculptural work created for exhibition – Kaleidoscopes shaped as spraycans
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Sculptural work which MadC created for her exhibition – Kaleidoscopes shaped as spraycans
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MadC – Solo exhibition at Kolly Gallery in Zurich, 2014
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MadC – Solo exhibition at Kolly Gallery in Zurich, 2014

MadC Publications

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Cover of MadC’s book “Street Fonts” published in 2011 under her name Clauda Walde
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Cover of MadC’s book “Sticker City” published under her name Clauda Walde
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Cover of MadC’s third book “Mural XXL” which is to be published in 2015

MadC – Night and Day exhibition, 2015, at 44309 StreetArt Gallery

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MadC – Night and Day exhibition, 2015
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MadC – Night and Day exhibition, 2015
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MadC – Night and Day exhibition, 2015
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MadC – Night and Day exhibition, 2015

Video “Day in the life of a street artist: MadC”