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

Berlin Wonderland

Pictures from a forgotten city
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Spoonbill & Sugartown

Brooklyn
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

October Shop of the Month

→ read more

Navigating the New World of Beer

A helpful style guide to point the way from classic beer cultures to fresh creations by the craft beer movement
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

"All that is sacred stems from youth"

With an exhibition opening over the weekend at the Brighton Biennial, Jan von Holleben reveals the fun and games behind his images.
Posted by Gestalten—10/2014

Recent Book Releases

show all

The Great Wide Open featured in The Independent on Sunday's February 8 issue.

Barley & Hops recommended in the January 2 issue of Il venerdì di Repubblica.

Does This Happen to Everyone? reviewed in the Winter 2014 issue of The School Librarian journal.

3-page interview with Monocle editor Tyler Brûlé published in the magazine supplement to Belgian daily De Morgen.

The Monocle Guide to Good Business featured in the New York Post's October 2 issue. "Filled with detail-rich reporting, the hardcover features entrepreneurial ideas, case studies of successful businesses and Monocle's great design."

Out of the Blue featured in Deutsche Welle Euromaxx's interview with Ville Kokkonen, Design Director of Artek.

Das Craft-Bier Buch in the December 14 issue of Welt am Sonntag.

Join Our Designer Database

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

→ How to submit.