It is the first time graffiti artist of such high reputation and quality the scene gather to prepare a common wall in Amsterdam. Together they come from Italy, England, Germany, and of course The Netherlands. And even though most of you already know them, we feature their short bios:
About The Boghe: Italian, part of Twothings, working in Milan and New York, amongst other exhibitions in the GEM in Den Haag (NL), Botanique (B), Heliumspacecowboy (GER).
About Morcky: Italian, part of Twothings, executive board member of the Mikosa Foundation, amongst other exhibitions in Kuala Lumpur (MAL) and NoNewEnemies Gallery in Bruxelles (B).
About Wayne Horse: German, former Gerrit Rietveld student, works with a variety of media, graffiti in pop culture, 16mm-short-movie “Elephant Boy”.
About Zedz: Dutch, former Gerrit Reitveld student, 3D graffiti based artist based on very legibel typography isometric perspective, exposed at the GEM in Den Haag.
About The London Police: British, infamous for his lad character, spreading joy and love through pencils and stickers, also known for his large mural paintings.
About LordH: Italian, upcoming graffiti artist and Mikosa Board member, web illustrator, several expositions in the Netherlands.
Their own work is well known all over the world and we at Carhartt are very excited at what might come out of this super hero team, easily outmatching X-Men, Avengers, Justice League, Inhumans or however your favorite comic-characters crew may be called…
Here’s a short expertise of their work:
Make sure to be there, because in a few weeks time the whole mural sight will vanish behind a new building that will be build up right on the spot.
Painting Space: Stadsdeel De Baarsjes, Riva Terrein, Baarsjesweg 202
Painting Period: Friday 20th – Monday 30th of June 2008
Opening: Saturday, 12th of July 2008 at Studio Meneer De Wit