An Interview with Vhils

Over the years Alexandre Farto aka Vhils has mastered the art of interacting with non-conventional media and tools.

Vhils explores contemporary society themes  in his artworks by carving directly onto the wall. Some of his creations are made of metal, he transforms billboards into canvases combining acid, bleach or chisels, his  portraits emerge from a wall using a drill or explosives as creation tools.

Starting at a very young age painting trains and walls in his hometown of Seixal in Portugal he then moved to London to study Fine Arts in Central St. Martins College of Art and Design. Soon Vhils starts experimenting with new mediums and infusing his work with a strong message….

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