Temporal - The Art of Stephan Doitschinoff

Documentary and interview
Posted by Gestalten—11/2008

Calma is not only artist Stephan Doitschinoff‘s street alias, but also the abbreviation of “con alma” (c’alma) in Latin, meaning “with soul”. His emblematic metaphoric imagery feeds off Afro-Brazilian folklore, pagan and alchemistic symbolism and contemporary pop culture. Doitschinoff composes spectacular murals and applies his extraordinary talent to emblazon houses, churches and walls in rural cities in his South American homeland. Temporal provided courtesy of Carol Dantas, Paula Cavalcanti (Production Executives), and Bruno Mitih (Director) documents his artistic journey through the Brazilian countryside of Bahia and features an interview with the artist – introducing the complete visual pandemonium of a young urban artist who creates powerful and unique figurative worlds.

Director: Bruno Mitih Art Director: Pedro Inoue Camera Assistant: Thiago Silva Executive Producer: Carol Dantas, Paula Cavalcanti Sound: Saxsofunny A production by Movie and Art 2008

Calma

The Art of Stephan Doitschinoff
Posted by Gestalten—12/2012
Spiritual paintings artist Stephan Doitschinoff has emblazoned on houses, churches and walls in Brazil.
→ read more

The Upset

Young Contemporary Art
Posted by Gestalten—07/2014
Artists breaking new ground, employing masterly techniques and creating work influenced by visual subcultures.
→ read more

Imagine Architecture: Artistic Visions of the Urban Realm

Lukas Feireiss in Conversation with Larissa Fassler, Niklas Goldbach, and Jens Reinert
Posted—10/2014

The Map Design Toolbox

Time-Saving Templates for Graphic Design
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

“There is an openness in my work that I connect to life in Amsterdam.”

From Dutch Design Week, Mae Engelgeer explains her tactile designs.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

The Brotherhood of Chocolate

Rick and Michael Mast run a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

show all

Hello, I am Erik featured on AIGA.

Original Man on Man Got Style.

Beyond the Street reviewed in Art Spezial "Street Art".

Hide and Seek recommended in Prokom's 04/2014 issue.

Robert Klanten interviewed in Inforadio's program Vis á Vis.

Gestalten Pavilion featured on the website of French daily Le Figaro.

Berlin Wonderland is recommended as "sehr gut/very good" in tip & zitty special issue "BERLIN Art l Kunst".

Join Our Designer Database

We welcome portfolio and proposal submissions for Gestalten's potential publications and collaborations.

→ How to submit.