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About Boa Mistura
FIVE HEADS, TEN HANDS, JUST ONE HEART
We are a multidisciplinary team with roots in graffiti art. Born in late 2001, Madrid, Spain. We develop our work mainly in the public space. We have carried out projects in South Africa, USA, UK, Brazil, Mexico, Georgia, Algeria, Norway, Serbia and Panamá.
We were 15 years old when we first met, while painting the walls of our neighborhood. We became friends since then. Our studio is in Madrid, but we spend the day from here to there, living among paint buckets, computers and ping- pong matches. We love what we do. We understand our work, as a tool to transform the street and to create bonds between people. We feel a responsibility with the city and time we are living in.
The term “Boa Mistura” comes from the portuguese “good mixture”, referring to diversity of careers and perspectives of each member. We painted our first mural in the late 2001. We adopted the name Boa Mistura in 2002 and in January 2010 we opened our own studio in Madrid.
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We’ve been invited to show our work at the Biennale di Venezia, and the Biennial of South of Panamá; and have taken part of exhibitions in Art Centers such as the Reina Sofía Museum, Casa Encendida, DA2 Museum and CAC Málaga. At this time we are collaborating with Ponce+Robles Gallery in Madrid. We have worked together with foundations such as ONCE (Spanish national organization for the blind), Oxfam Intermon, Red Cross. Other foundations, have acquired our artworks… Fundación Telefónica, DKV insurances, Fundación Antonio Gala or Universidad de Alcalá. We’ve given lectures at TEDxMadrid and Universities such as Complutense de Madrid, TEC de Monterrey, Menéndez Pelayo, Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad de Sevilla and also we have been invited to Art and social transformation simposium and developed workshops in universities like Universidad Isthmus from Panama, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro in México and ETSAM School of Architecture in Madrid.
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