This 400 x 200 cm mural piece was created in Melbourne Australia as part of the
renowned annual street art festival ‘Sweet streets’. The paining combines free hand
aerosol paint techniques, with a focus on texture and colour, with detailed stencil
work. KA’a see photography as the perfect means of capturing such temporary or
ephemeral paintings; and limited edition art prints as the means of providing the
public with affordable quality artworks. In this piece KA’a delve into the beauty and
spirit of nature as well as the connection and significance it holds for its inhabitants.
More over the work and its title are reflective and provide a subtle but strong social
KA'a is the collaboration of Kirsty Furniss and Mathieu Augereau international
contemporary street artists. Their artwork exists at the frontiers between
painting and graffiti, abstract and figurative, aesthetic and social commentary.
Overall KA’a’s motivation is to create works that are contrasting and engaging,
that blend nature with chaotic city life, while focusing on the under-represented.
Works depict life on the streets and discuss different social and environmental
themes. Inspiration for the settings and characters are drawn from S.E. Asia to
Paintings are characterized by detailed stencils of people and scenes that are
part of a dynamic composition. Focus is placed on a mix of free hand aerosol
colour and texture work in combination with additional mediums and layered
stencils. The result is a fresh and distinguishing style.
Mathieu Augereau received his Bachelor of Applied Arts and subsequently
superior Arts degree in 2001 from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-
Arts de Lyon. Kirsty Furniss completed her Bachelor of Arts from Melbourne
University in 2005. They have developed their stencil and aerosol style by
working both outdoors and indoors individually, as a pair & within arts
The duo's exhibit paintings and create street art internationally most recently
in Europe, Australia & South East Asia. Recent exhibitions and art event
participation includes Art Expo Malaysia, The Affordable Art Fair (Singapore),
Melbourne International Sweet Street Art Festival (Australia), Irene
underground arts Festival (Melbourne, Australia) & Artistes a Suivre in South
KA'a have taken arts residencies in France, Australia and South East Asia.
They are the co-founders of an international cross- disciplinary art residence in
the French pyrenees, Aude.
giclée print on semi-matte archival paper
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