An Interview With Maillo

POSTED BY admin IN News @ June 24, 2011 - 6:02 am

MAILLO is a contemporary spanish painter and draughtsman that has been developing an art discourse that involves the tradition of painting and its position in the contemporary art ambit. He is interested in painting by its refractory capacity, metaphysical power, codification, occultism and specially all related to its irrational and totemic characteristics.

He developed the cover of the first EP of Konzeptrecords in which will figure Oblivion, DJ Glen, Vitor Munhoz, Endo and J. Phlip.

His next solo show will be at Galería José Robles at Madrid.

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1. Which song do you listen when you wake up?

Let me ride by Dr. Dree

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2. Which songs do you listen while you are painting?

I Listen to a different range of songs. I listen to them randomly and it depends as well on what my body needs.

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3. What was the last concert that you went to? What´s the next concert you´re palnning on going to?

The last concert that I went to was of Meshuggah and the next one will be Thee On Sees in Madrid.

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4. What albums keep you company in the space where you work?

Multifarious music albums. I listen to plenty of different things and styles. I have different albums in the space where I work.

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5. What was the first group or song that really mattered to you?

King Crimson was the first band that really mattered to me. I was 15 or 16 years old when I started listening to it. It´s been 10 years then and I am still listening to them.

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6. If you could live with only one album, what would it be?

Whithout any doubt or second thoughts it  would be  Ænigma by Tool.

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7. What is the album that most influenced you?

Bitches Brew by Miles Davis was the one that most influenced me.

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8. What is your favorite title of a song?

Hooker with a penis which is on the album Ænigma.

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What song would you play ar your funeral?

Mozart´s Requiem Mass in D minor.

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You can take a look at some of Maillo works bellow.