Joan Aguiló – A Mallorquin Street Artist
Joan is a visual artist who studied illustration at the High School of Design of the Balearic Islands and Fine Arts in Barcelona. Aguiló completed his education with two years in Mexico D.F at the National School of Plastic Arts, exhibiting in various galleries in Mexico and Spain.
Following on, he moved to Berlin, where he became interested in Urban Art. Since 2013 he lives on Mallorca, using public spaces and developing his works on the walls of the city of Palma. He is a street artist.
His drawings feature both real and unknown people from whom he takes moments of their lives. His style defines and expresses the Mallorcan way of life, the thoughts and traditions of their local society. His intention is to show both the identity and poetics of being a part of and recognized within your community and what it has taught his subjects. He has produced murals and street art in Spain, the United Kingdom, France, Denmark and Germany.