Belgian sensation and always super popular ROA is now in Latvia participation of the Blank Canvas festival for which he painted one of his adorable creatures, a pretty good executed hedgehog.
As usual he discovers his animal subjects within each painting’s location. He explains it simply: “When I travel, I try to paint the local species. So I’m always interested in the little scavengers and rodents and crazy animals that live with the people in the city, animals that are survivors.” Well, just like this little friend here.

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Images via the festival


Author: Fran

Founder and editor of Urbanite. Street Art lover who after the finishing her MA thesis on the muralist movement in the 1920-50s, developed a fascination for street art and graffiti that eventually led to collaborations with different art blogs, including the creation of this one.