MSHL, pronounces Michel, from France, arrived in Montreal in late winter 2009, is a versatile and self-taught artist. Graffiti artist, illustrator, regularly selected and sometimes awarded (2015-2017) at the UQAM Dérapage video festival, produces and directs fanzines under the entity LEOPP. MSHL has also been working at MU since April 2017 as an artistic educator and production assistant. He was able to work on large projects such as the mural in tribute to Leonard Cohen, and led the team of assistants for Ilana Pichon’s “Strates” mural on the Énergir CCU building and was in charge of the realization of the mural in tribute to Marcelle Ferron in Outremont. In 2020, he realized his first mural for MU with Bosny.

MSHL is a member of Gentil Crew collective.

MSHL favors spontaneous gestures, a line drawn by a hand has more history to tell than a line drawn with a ruler. When he works on a wall, anything can influence the result: the texture of the wall, the smells of the surroundings, the atmosphere.”

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