03 Tuesday 03rd June 2014
Renowned street artist Shepard Fairey is interviewed in this mini-documentary by film maker Brett Novak.
Several months ago I was commissioned by the Halsey Institute out of Charleston, South Carolina to shoot a short film on the infamous street artist behind OBEY: Shepard Fairey. I definitely knew Shepard's work, whether it be that repetitive face of Andre the Giant popping up at every street corner I've ever been on, or as the Obama Poster that definitely did more for an election than just add aesthetic to it - but I was not aware at how incredibly inspiring Shepard would turn out to be. For a new understanding of how this skateboarder turned mega famed street star turned out to be, check this film out.
Shepard Fairey: Obey This Film from Brett Novak on Vimeo.
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