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SPOTLIGHT – Fat Heat

Wir hatten schon längere Zeit vor mit FAT HEAT erstmals auch einen Graffiti Writer aus Budapest in unserem Spotlight vorzustellen. Zum Anlass genommen haben wir seine frische Aktion mit Mr.Zero an der Duke of Lancaster, dem alten rostigen Passagierschiff das vor einigen Wochen von KIWIE aus Riga erstmals bemalt wurde. Dazu gibt´s ein Video und natürlich den Stapel Fotos von und mit dem ungarischen Graffiti Künstler, mehr hier auf seiner Website!

I was born in a small town in Hungary. I got addicted in 1998 when mysterious and colourful letters started to appear on a couple of walls just a few blocks away from my home. I’ve instantly fell in love. Fell in love with the colors, the enormous sizes and the crazy energy what these paintings were transmitting. My addiction were stopped only one time, for six month. Then they have put even stronger stuff in front of my eyes: wholcars burning in paint, documentaries of a distant subculture from New York, some crazy stories and the smell of an intresting lifestyle – I just couldn’t resist. This whole thing and me became absolutely inseparable from that point, but I got lucky. I met a couple guys struggling with the same beautiful problem, we became true friends, and this is why we founded the Colored Effects crew in 2000. Graffiti – let’s call it what it is – for me is a passionate but healthy competition, which requires deep concentartion, that’s why I try to syncronize this dependency with a lifestyle that is more or less acceptable by the society that surrounds me. I feel like that my addiction, the nights that I’ve spent awake because of it and the dangerous situation that I got out safe, thought me a really objective perspective on life, and however I have gave upon the illegal part of “writing” I will always keep those golden years as a great treasure, deep in my heart. For the present and the future I just try to communicate this knowledge in the most honest way it is possible, whether I paint a small canvas, a huge mural, letters or character.(FATHEAT)


Posted: 9. November 2012