Where form meets function

Next up in our three-part series delving into the work of various artists, we hung out with French artist FAFI during POW! WOW!‘s inaugural Long Beach event. Known for her unmistakeable cartoonish style, in which she has created an entire range of characters called Fafinettes (as well as backstories for their home planet, what cars they drive, and what alcohol they drink), her work has appeared everywhere from MAC makeup collaborations to Vogue, adidas, Samsung, Medicom, Swatch and more. She has also dipped her toes into directing music videos for the likes of Azealia Banks, Lily Allen and Mark Ronson among others.

We joined FAFI for a few days while she painted her mural at POW! WOW! Long Beach, chatting to her about who the Fafinettes are, what their purpose is, why she has been moving into creating community art, and more. Enjoy the first installment above and peep our recap of the event here.

Words by Marta Sundac
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