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Who are you and where do you live?
I´m Jero (a.k.a.Citrus,Froilan) from Pamplona-Iruña, in the North of Spain.

Meaning behind the name?
None.

How did you get interested in graffiti?
Girls?

What’s your earliest graffiti related memory?
Early 90´s in my city, walking with my parents I think.


Who were your main influences when you started?
I did not have fanzines to inspired me, so people like Blast, Sye, Dino, The STC crew, DRKids from Pamplona were my influences

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Who are you and where you live?

I am Smote/Fons, and I’m from the city of palm trees.

Meaning behind the name?

Don’t have one.

What got you interested in graffiti?

Thanks to my friends, I felt empty and the graffiti was the key.

What is your earliest memory related to the graffiti?

A jacket that I bought my mother being rather small, with style wars on it . And my older cousin (Psycko6) who was painting with his friends…..

Who were your main influences when you started?

Yuri, Toma, Bepo.

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Who are you and where do you live?

Im lance and I live in Essex.

Meaning behind the name?

Not much meaning to it, its just a strong english word.

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When did you start writing and why?

I Started around 2005 I first knew about graff wen Wants DFC used to go around Southend ways on the hunt 4 different caps. Though he was mad to be honest  I thought it was pathetic game then one day I was living back in Romford ways, went down River Rom with a pal named Bonnez TNK and started watchin him then I took his left overs and I did me first piece then that was it. I thought I was sick but truth is I was shit.

Who were your main influences when you started?

it would have to be Earl, Ezka, Oners and Zomby at first because I didnt no much about it really.

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Hows the scene in your city?

Yer its all good truth is we are the scene out these ways .

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Who are you and where do you live?

Im Tupa and I live in a small town very near to Valencia.

 Meaning behind the name?

There is no meaning of Tupa but many years ago when I was writing something else. My best friend said to me, Im going to write “ Tima”, i thought mmmmmmmmmm im Tope,Tape, Tupa. Oh tupa tupa, I said to him okay. Your Tima and Im Tupa, okay? Yea I remember this day.

tupa --------------------more roads---- tupa4wayssWhen did you start writing and why?

When I went with my Mum to Valencia for shopping, I saw fat cap tags, graff on all the walls,  damaged buildings, they all caught my attention. And one day I said I have to try out a tag, In 93, I began testing out tags with markers, fluorescent construction workers spray, inks, liquids to clean shoes, it was all good. Throw ups with in hidden places and visibles places.
And in 94/95  I painted my first piece on the tracks of one old wall , near the train station, I marked the piece with white chalk, and used some colours, I remember everything about that paint. That was a great day and I came home very happy.

Who were your main influences when you started?

All graff that I saw was a influence for me, since my friend Tima studies in a Disney school in Valencia, he was very near all the graffiti that I saw , he begin to know some writer that was in his class. He show me pics and sketches, his mate and writer “Tabe”, was a big influence for us.

Hows the scene in your city?

In the city every day there were more graffiti on the streets, more names, more fat cap tags over shop shutters, places that people can see, more chromes, but in my town it was much slower than the capital, but there were names that people didnt know,

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Who are you and where do you live?

I´m SECK of the GBS squad and I´m from the Bilbao suburbs

How did you get interested in graffiti?

In my town, there was a guy who tagged with a marker everywhere , and also I started to see silvers on the tracks near my town.

What’s your earliest graffiti related memory?

All the silvers on the tracks near my town

Who were your main influences when you started?

The bombers of the NG crew and the walls of H49 crew ( Both crews were incredible back then!)

How’s the scene in your city?

People paint a lot of street stuff , and there are also a lot of train writers, maybe because there are four train companies if you include the subway. But there are very few writers who just paint walls

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Who are you and where do you live?

My name is Cesk..and I’m kinda in between places right now.

Meaning behind the name?

There’s no meaning really. When I was starting out I used to write Cek and I really liked them letters so I just added an S later.
But honestly, it stands for
Crack
Ex
Sativa
Ketamine

When did you start writing and why?

Since I was a lil kid I was curious about graff but I got involved at around 03. The thing that caught my attention was tags, not colourful murals. It just seemed so exciting, running around the streets being a prick writing on things. My mate Zumbo got his hands on these 3A4EM fanzines and that was the bomb. We started making deodorant can mops and DIY inks, trying to rack carpaint and bite each others outlines, that was the best.

Who were your main influences when you started?

3A4EM crew. They used to kill it, they still do actually.
But you gotta love the classics too, Dondi, Skeme, Cliff etc.

Hows the scene in your city?

Dublin is eh.. Same as everywhere else, lots of gossip, toys and not enough action.
But I have to say I think its getting much better lately, theres new kids who are getting very busy on the streets. Its a very tight circle too so when there are tourists coming in its like everybody wants to keep face and get busy, so its good.
Theres a large police presence in Dublin compared to other cities so its pretty shit, plus the fucking cctv on every corner really doesnt help.

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Who are you and where do you live?
I´m KIES Wild Cans crew from Alicante.

Meaning behind the name?

In slang it means cool and pimp in Spain.

How did you get interested in graffiti?
I started listening to hip hop in 1993 and then the tags on the walls started to catch my attention.

What’s your earliest graffiti related memory?

When I was a kid bombing the streets and putting my name everywhere.

Who were your main influences when you started?
I liked the graffiti that was painted in Alicante and Barcelona.
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