INTERVIEWS


HOOSIER OKIE

Hoosier Okie (Book) by: Daniel Rolnik

"The day after I filed the trademark, XVALA appeared on Google. They had gobbled it up and I felt like I was in a Sci-Fi film. One second, I was messing with the computer and the next, I was part of the program."  –  XVALA


PROMOTIONAL MATRIALS ART BLOG

XVALA and the Art of Controversy

“The themes I touch on are themes that walk the line between what is allowed and what’s not allowed.”  –  XVALA


HUFFINGTON POST

Interview With Street Artist Xvala: Nude Scarlett Johansson Art Is ‘Disruptive Innovation’ by Gregory Linton

"There is a growing inability to disconnect from the Internet and social networking, and in the post-PC era, we all are bytes of data. We exist as information, and all our information exist to be used and reused."  –  XVALA


FORBES

Artist Invades Tech Founder's Trash for Sculpture Treasure

"I wanted to use their trash to start a conversation about the world that we are entering."  –  XVALA


SOMA MAGAZINE

XVALA Was Here by Simon Hurst

"We give the internet our information the same way we give the world our trash. I’m either going to change the way people think about trash or change the way people think about the internet."  –  XVALA


SOMA MAGAZINE

Last Word: XVALA by Shilpika Lahri

"XVALA is a guerrilla artist — taking to the streets (or, more specifically, dumpsters) to create art that serves as social commentary upon the imminent threat that the internet poses today."  –  SOMA MAGAZINE