MYNAMEISNOTSEM

Portugal

Filipe Granja was born in Porto in 1989. He started to demonstrate a talent for urban art at a young age. In 2004 he painted his first graffiti, an artistic style that continues to dominate his work, although with different techniques. He holds a degree in Communication and Multimedia Design from ESAP (2009-2013). He also pursued studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto (2013-2015), where he completed his Master's Degree in Image Design and carried out research about "Street Art as a tool for the perpetuation of the collective memory of space".

He's been a freelance street artist since 2013 and acts under the alter-ego mynameisnotSEM.

The nature of his creative process comes from a symbiosis of experiences. The electronic music festivals, the experience of altered states along with the graffiti background and the know-how in design, molds the multiple visual languages that he explores in his work. The psychedelic, the imaginary universes, the optical art and the kaleidoscope vision predominate in a work that excels by the representation of environments and soundscapes. 


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