Astro

Astro is another one of our street artists that history should remember. After making his name as one of Montreal’s top graffiti artists, he was roughly arrested and consequently now concentrates on legal street pieces and studio work. He is a member of DUC crew (with Pask, Koal, Sino, Stare etc.) as well as the French crew EB (which also includes Otek from Montreal). He has also been part of the now defunct La Paria crew with Zema, Frank Lam, etc. For more info on the artist or for photos of his studio work or his street work outside Montreal, see his personal website as well as his Instagram et Behance pages.

Astro est un autre de nos artiste de rue que l’histoire ne devrait pas oublier. Après s’être illustré comme un des tops graffeurs à Montréal, il a été arrêté (une ‘arrestation musclée’ pour utiliser les termes de l’artiste) et en conséquence il s’en tient maintenant aux oeuvres légales et au travail en studio. Il fait partie du DUC crew (avec Pask, Koal, Sino, Stare, etc) ainsi que du crew français EB (qui inclut aussi Otek de Montréal). Il a aussi fait partie du défunt crew La Paria avec Zema, Frank Lam, etc. Pour plus d’information sur l’artiste et pour voir des photos de son travail de studio ou ses oeuvres de rue hors-Montréal, voir son site web personnel ainsi que ses pages Instagram et Behance.


In a Rosemeont alley. See below for a close-up detail.

Detail of the above wall in a Rosemeont alley.

Tribute to Scaner at the Rouen legal graffiti tunnel. Visible above is an older piece by Kare.

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 1/3).

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 2/3).

For a daycare in a Hochelaga alley (part 3/3).

In Petite-Patrie for Plaza Walls.

In Plateau alley.

Astro’s part in A’Shop‘s Hip Hop You Don’t Stop project on the walls of a NDG garage.

One of two contributions to the 2015 edition of Mural Festival.

The other of two contributions to the 2015 edition of Mural Festival.

Collaboration with Skepa on Napoleon (left half).

Collaboration with Skepa on Napoleon (right half).

In Hochelaga.

At the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen, summer 2014.

At the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen, shortly before the previous image. Photo © Astro.

In Hochelaga near the legal graffiti tunnel on de Rouen. This is a detail of wall also featuring Axe.

The Axe piece next to the one above also features a character by Astro.

In centre-sud.

This Koal piece next to the one above also features a character by Astro.

In Hochelaga. This is a detail of a wall also featuring other member of DUC crew Pask as well as Robe and Fore.

Inside abandoned industrial building.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

In Montreal West.

Astro’s part in a major production in St-Henri.

In Rosemont.

In Rosemont.

On container in Plateau park (other sides below).

On container in Plateau park (other sides above and below).

On both ends of container in Plateau park (other sides above).

On a different container, also in the Plateau.

On Plateau schoolyard containers, angle 1/2.

On Plateau schoolyard containers, angle 2/2.

At the Papineau legal graffiti wall.

In Rosemont. Photo © Astro.

In Rosemont. Photo © Astro.

Representing his crew. Photo © Astro.

Collaboration with Scaner (left) and Zeus (right) on Clark. This wall is now pretty damaged and there are always cars parked in front, so I’m using this photo © Astro.

Photo © Astro.

With DUC crewmate Koal.

With DUC crewmate Pask.

On abandoned warehouse in Hochelaga.

In Rosemont.

Interrupted by the police in abandoned factory.

Inside the abandoned Transco.

With defunct crew La Paria (with Zema, Frank Lam, etc.) on one of the pillars of the Van Horne|Rosemont overpass.

Side view of the above pillar by La Paria.

Another wall by La Paria, this one near Champs des Possibles.

La Paria’s contribution to the 2013 edition of Mural Festival.

On a sidewalk panel on Amherst for the 2016 edition of the MTL En Arts festival.

Quickie found inside the abandoned Transco.

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