Syrk [France]


We would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to have this interview with you.

Shall we start?

Who’s Syrk?

A painter, an illustrator from France

When did it all begin? And how did you first become interested in Street Art/graffiti?

I start in 2003 with stencil and after with posters, not really seriously… it takes a long time before I paint with spray cans.

Which artist/s influenced you?

I take my inspiration from pictures of animals and from comics… in street art, the artists I like are: etam crew, janko pocuca, stom500, monsta and much more…

What style is your work?

I would say illustration.

What do your pieces usually focus on?

Nothing in particular. I ‘m just trying to react the people with my paintings.

Where your work is usually located?

In France but you can see it here:

Do you find it difficult to do your work in the streets?

No, I like it… it’s great to be directly in the contact of the people when I paint, to see their reactions.

Have you ever had any problems with authority cause of your work?

No, most of the time I paint on legal walls.

Do you have a formal art education?

No, I draw and paint since childhood. i learnt everything by myself and books…

Have you every collaborated with other artists?

Yes, I like to paint alone and i also like to mix my work with someone else.

Any specific country in mind you want to go to and do a collaboration?

Yes, everywhere, wherever I am invited…

Where do you see yourself after 5 years from now?

In front of a wall, as big as possible, painting one of my drawings… and also in a cool place preparing an exhibition of my canvases…

How do you feel about photographers / bloggers in the scene?

They’re doing a great job for artists. Thanks to them our paintings are seen by more people. Thank you to all those who support my work.

Thank you and pleasure having you as one of GET OUT family members 😉