1. Tell us who you are, how you came about your name, what crews you rep and how long you have been writing?
I write Pixote . I chose that name inspired on the brazilian movie from the early 80s called Pixote its about a true story of a street kid life. Pixote = Rebel child . The only crew i rep its TWD thats my family TIL WE DIE eventhough im down with alot graffiti writers from different crew here in NY like Smart Crew, DMS and BTM . I write Pixote since 2005 but ihve been always into graff since i was 10 years old back in Brazil i used to change names alot but Pixote is the name i pushed it all the way…
2. Who was your biggest influence when coming up?
I think Nov York, Sacer (rip), Rambo, Katsu and Dr sex. In Brazil the pixação is the most beautiful thing i have seen in the streets .
3. Favourite 5 pieces of all time and why –
Hard to answer this one but i love Petro stuff and my boy Pilchi from Italy .
4. Favourite city and why ?
I love my cities Rio de Janeiro and New York . They are both big cities with alot of actions i like living in a fast mode .
5. Favourite food / drink /?
I love food good food i eat it all . Dont really drink that much but i like a little beer here and there or wine .
6. Biggest vice ?
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7. Biggest Gripe ?
8. Favourite shoe?
Im not attached to material things i wear any shoes i dont give a fuck they will all get paint eventually .
9. Favourite 5 tracks ?
Hard question but i will name as it comes to my head without thinking too much muddy waters rollin stone , Jimi Hendrix little wing, janes Joplin summertime , dead Kennedys holiday in cambodia, joy division she lost control.
10. Favorite tool of the trade and why?
Rollers, Extinguisers , Spray cans, mops and toll bags haha
11. Favorite handstyle ?
Cant think of one to name it now ohhhh the king Basquiat !!!
12. 3 people you would love to have a pint with and why?
I would love to go back in time and have a pint of beer with Jimi Hendrix he was definetely a messenger here dalai lama but i would have a tea and not a beer it would be so special and Tom Jobim one of the greatest brazilian composers of all times .
13. Any writer you think that duznt get enough shine?
14. Can you give us a brief run down on TWD and what you guys are about?
Me and Sabio started the crew , like yo we are bringing some different to table so we decided to call it Til We Die bc its about our lifes everything we do … TWD is a warrior spirit from up there we are only warriors on the field putting work and keep the legacy alive .
15. Last time you were caught doing something ?
I have only being caught a couple times for writing Pixote i dont wanna talk about the times i got caught what counts its when u do it n you dont get caught ! Boooom be a ninja !
16. 5 things that are within arms reach of where you are right now?
Paper pen makers and some irish tea with a lil milk n sugar.
17. what would u grab from your burning house?
I dont talk about things like that my house will never burn and if it burns it was meant to be burnt and i will build everything up from scratch .
18. 3 things to do before you die ?
I only have one , its to leave my work my art and my legacy to the world to be remembered for the next generation .
19. What are you interested in outside of graf?
My whole thing is to leave a message to the world in my graff in my art or whatever i do ! As an artist we have big tools of communication so its important to use them in a positive way … I will keep on my mission til I die …
20. Any upcoming projects- shouts – final words !
I dont stop so its coming one after the other plz pay attention for up coming things … Last thing dont overthink about life or compare urself to others just look deep into your heart and you will find the true you and what u are here for …
Keep up to date with Pixote via his instagram : @themrpix
‘SPITTING TEETH’ Sailer TGF, LO-005
Full colour, high quality zine of photography from SAILER TGF from Melbourne. ‘SPITTING TEETH’ documents SAILER’S trip to North America and more in 35mm film.
Includes A3 laser printed poster and limited edition stickers. Hand numbered edition of 100.