Artist Profile: No Fate


No Fate was kind enough to let us watch over his shoulder while he made some of his beautiful handstyle slaps. Here’s what he had to say about his work:

What is your name and/or alias(s)?
“No Fate”
Where do you live?
How long have you been making stickers?
A few years.
What inspired you to first start producing stickers?
Just going to the city every day and seeing a lot of stickers and graffiti with really cool letters and drawings. I wanted to contribute to this huge movement.
What materials do you use?
I like stickers that are oddly shaped, like stars or circles.
What are some of your favorite places to put up slaps?
Just places on my way to work, somewhere that I can see it every day.
What is the longest one of your slaps has survived in the wild?
Maybe a year.
Have you ever had any run-ins with the law due to your stickering?
Not yet.
What other artists inspire you?
Monet, big time.
What are some of your favorite foods?
I love fish, so tuna, salmon, all kinds of sushi. And almost everything my wife makes.
What kind of music do you like?
EDM, Hip Hop, Psytrance
Favorite movies / TV shows?
I don’t watch a lot of TV but I did watch a few shows with feverish anticipation: Breaking Bad, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones. I also try to catch The Simpsons or South Park when I can.
Some artists try to get as many ups as possible. Is stickering about quantity or quality for you?
Definitely quality. I take my time practicing my penmanship and throw out a bunch of stickers that don’t meet QC standards.

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Do you collect and/or trade slaps with other artists?
When I get the opportunity, yes.
Do you have a message that you are trying to convey with your slaps?
Not really. I just want to alter my surroundings in a way that I think makes it more aesthetical.
Anything else that you want to add (anything at all):
What is the best way for people to follow your work?
Please don’t follow me. That’s just creepy.
If there is anyone you want to give a shout out to, list them here:
Niels Bohr, u da man, dawg! Way to get dem quantums!