Best of 2011


Here is a look at some of my favorite images of the year taken in New York city, Berlin and Paris. 2011 in numbers: 3422 frames shot, edited down to 689 images uploaded on flickr. Images by Stephane Missier aka Charles le Brigand
 All rights reserved. Une production de Brigand © 2011

The Participatory Art of JR (in the Bronx)

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French street artist JR partnered with Bronx’s Hunts Point Alliance for Children to present “Through A Mother’s Eyes,” a community art project which involves inhabitants of Hunts Point in South Bronx, in images taken by and of themselves. Participatory art at its finest. JR also recently wheatpasted some huge posters in Soho as part of … Continue reading

The Berlin Walls


In 2005, Berlin was designated “City of Design” by the Unesco. I looked-up on-line as I was curious to see which criterion and characteristics were taken under consideration by the specialized agency to appoint the distinction. According to them, it is a blend of cultural landscape fueled by design (architecture, urban planning, monuments, public spaces, … Continue reading

Sten & Lex • Gaia at Brooklynite Gallery


Brooklynite gallery asked me to do a teaser video for Sten & Lex and Gaia’s upcoming show in New York. It was great to spend some time with Rae and the artists at the gallery and observe their creative process. “PORTRAITS” STEN & LEX • GAIA October 16 – November 6 2010 Brooklynite Gallery Photos … Continue reading

Straight Outta LA!


I was in Los Angeles last week-end to attend the inauguration of my first group exhibition so I decided to land a bit before the event to pace up and down the streets of LA. Here are some of the shots I’ve taken during this three days trip that took me to Huntington Beach to … Continue reading

Dolk in New York


Walking the streets of NY is an absolute pleasure these days as some of the best street artists are currently hitting the walls of the big apple and presenting their work in galleries. Shepard Fairey has been quite busy pasting is propaganda around in preparation of his May Day show at Deitch Project, Belgium-born street … Continue reading


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