MadC was born as Claudia Walde in Bautzen, Germany in 1980. From a teenager starting off with a spray can, she worked her way up to become one of the world’s top street artists. She holds degrees in Graphic Design from two universities and has published three books about street art. Her canvases, in acrylic and watercolours, are exhibited both in solo and group shows worldwide. She has always had a special, immediate connection with the street itself, which shows in the numerous colourful murals she has painted around the world. The 500Wall in Leipzig, Germany, the Lady Digby mural in Dulwich, London, the Theatre Jean Vilar mural in Vitry, near Paris, and her latest mural, painted as a guest of the prestigious Mural Arts Program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, all show her distinctive, transparent calligraphy style and vivid, strong colours. Recently, MadC put up a dynamic installation and presented a walk-in interpretation of her own artist’s home in a solo show in Paris, France. Her work’s focus lies in dynamic calligraphy and transparency, where all layers shine through and thereby capture the energy of painting in the street, without using a direct graffiti language.