Giant One (Video)

A stop motion video of Mike Giant painting on Haight Street in 2011. Over the course of the video he talks about his career as a writer, from his initial inspiration to where he is today, 22 years later. Video by Sean Desmond.

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Neighbors: Mike Giant (Trailer)

“The working title for the project is Neighbors, a series of short stories about individuals from various neighborhoods in San Francisco. Part conversational interview, part documentary – we get to know the individual in the context of their work and home environments, in order to gain a deeper understanding of their influences on the community.”

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Behind REBEL8: Joshy D (Video)

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Hypebeast presents a feature focusing on Joshy D to get a better perspective of the whole REBEL8 brand. The REBEL8 CEO and President talks about getting his first tattoo by Mike Giant and the meaning behind REBEL8. Directed by The WereHaus.

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Mike Giant x Amsterdam (Timelapse)

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Timelapse footage of Mike Giant’s wall drawing at Mediamatic in Amsterdam. Video by Arden.

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Mike Giant on Jessie Street (Video)

Nice little video piece of Mike Giant at work up in San Francisco.

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REBEL8 ’09 Winter Lookbook

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REBEL8′s first lookbook was shot over two days in San Francisco with clothes modeled by Mike Giant, Henry Lewis, Benny Gold, John Trippe, and Lowcard Rob.

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Mike Giant interview with Walrus TV

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Mike Giant’s art is found on skateboards, walls, t-shirts, and even skin. Although found in different forms and venues, his signature black & white style holds true to the sense of urban surrealism often linked to the skateboard, tattoo and graffiti culture, while still being recognizably unique. Mike Giant’s art has been displayed in galleries from San Francisco, where he resides, to Los Angeles, Spain and Australia. He has also launched his own clothing line, Rebel 8, which highlights his work on everything from tees to hats.”

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Mike Giant Interview

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An interview with Mike Giant produced by Willy Toledo for The ID Agency.

“After years of studying architecture, Mike changed course and started doing graphics for Think Skateboards, moving from New Mexico to San Francisco. In 2003 after a spell in France, he opened the legendary tattoo shop “Stay Gold” where he worked until recently. Now, Mike discusses his current ventures with Rebel 8 and Famous Stars and Straps, waxes philosophical on his style, and gives it up to himself for creating the dopest billboard in all of L.A.”

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