Phil Macquet was born in 1967. Alongside studies in art school where he learned mastery of classical techniques like oil painting and drawing, he discovered his interest in the street and modes of expression then Underground: punk rock scene, performances, happenings ... a universe that just needed to be staged. He is 16 or 17 when he imagines to intervene directly in the urban space with stencilled paintings made with the bomb. An interventionist artistic act, often transgressive but devoid of humor or poetry, which begins to exist with him and his acolytes in the North of France, as in Paris or Nantes. It hastened to give it a name: "street art", "urban art", often opposed to the "free bomb" in the United States. The experience remains exciting for Phil. Macquet, until it is recognized by more normative artistic circuits: some museums dismantle its painted palisades to expose them, Phil. Macquet has an agent who makes his stencils enter the art galleries. As a result, his works, intended to be freely exposed to the public in public, leave the street to enter the world of art, addressing a more elitist amateur audience, and Phil.Macquet feels The need to switch to another type of expression.