You Dont have to be a professional artist to create a creative urban pattern. French street artist OakoAk modestly calls himself “just maratelem,” but his “smart” street art is not the first adorns on the streets of Saint-Etienne, and other French cities.
OakoAk prefers not to interfere with existing street context, and to improve its small unexpected details. By adding just a few lines or a few colors, OakoAk gives the urban landscape of his native Saint-Etienne, the element of surprise, which is based street art.
“I wanted to make it look better. Saint-Etienne was once an industrial city with numerous coal mines. He is now being revived and is still very poor. But it is easy to move around on foot, finding the ideal objects for street art. I’ve seen all over the blank for their work and wanted to implement them, “- explains the artist.
Look at the gallery of his works. ….