Shalak Attack is a canadian-chilean visual artist dedicated to painting, muralism, spray paint urban art and canvas art. For over a decade, she has manifested her artistic expression on urban walls across the world. With Bruno Smoky, she is founder and co-director of the international art collectives “Essencia”, the “Bruxas”, and the “Clandestinos”. Shalak has participated in numerous artistic projects and exhibitions in Canada, Chile, Brazil, Sweden, Senegal, Palestine, Jordan, Israel, Belgium, Spain, Argentina, Venezuela, Mexico, USA, Paraguay, and the Dominican Republic.
The artist Bruno , also known as “Smoky”, dedicated his life to visual art. Since childhood, drawing and creativity was always part of his daily routine. In 2004, he began painting on walls with spraypaint in Brasilandia where he grew up, a precarious neighborhood of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Smoky has gained international and professional recognition through his artistic journeys though out Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Argentina, Paraguay, Sweden, USA, England and Canada. He is always in search of artistic exchanges, learning and teaching art is part of his life style. He has worked in various organizations and NGOs teaching the history of graffiti and its role in society to at risk youth. He is the coordinator for the Essencia Arts Collective, and a founding member of the Clandestinos Crew. Recently, Smoky has moved to Toronto, Canada together with his wife and artistic collaborator, Shalak, and continues his art practice.