Also known as Chris Bowden (b. 1979), developed a background in graffiti and street art whilst operating in the UK and Europe. He moved to Asia in 2007, and has since based himself in Bangkok where he works as an artist and curator.
Blek Le Rat
Born in 1951, Xavier Prou (better known as Blek Le Rat), is one of the first graffiti artists in Paris. He is the founder of the international stencil art movement. After a trip to the USA in 1971, Blek first witnessed the ‘wild style’ graffiti prevalent in New York City.
Bortusk Leer is a British artist based in Amsterdam. Fed up with people being angry, disappointed, sad and disillusioned with life, Leer sees it as his duty to brighten up the world and spread some happiness.
Canal Cheong-Jagerroos (b.1968) is a Chinese contemporary visual artist who grew up in an artistic family in Macau. She lives and works between Helsinki, Nice and Berlin. For the last 25 years Canal has worked and lived in numerous countries.
Emmanuel Laflamme recycles popular imagery with humour, creating scenes with strong meaning that lead us to smile and think. Like the surrealists, he develops representations with an apparent impossibility that captures the viewer’s attention.
Hayden Kays is a London-based artist whose practice encompasses painting, sculpture and printmaking. He is widely described as one of the most provocative artists of his generation for his celebration and critique of the culture industry which demonstrates classically trained sensibilities mediated by thoroughly contemporary concerns.
Hoodkitsch is a Maastricht based artist. His work is inspired by music and the every-day things around him. When he scavenges for kitsch artworks he brings home the ones he immediately has an idea for. Otherwise, he doesn’t buy them.
Jase Powell is a visual artist born in Hackney, east London and currently living in the Netherlands. His artwork is a personal response to what goes on around him both in the past and in the present, ranging from childhood memories to current affairs.
Based out of Seattle, WA, Joseph Steininger is an artist and innovator. Using intricately detailed and hand-cut stencils applied with spray paint, his personal work is influenced by street art culture and printmaking.
Kev Munday creates positive and colorful artwork inspired by watching people and every-day life. His often simplistic and naïve style takes inspiration from artforms as diverse as kawaii graphics and Huichol yarn paintings.
Lindert Steegen is a Belgian artist, based in Ghent. His artworks are a colorful and abstract play of designs, referring to the combination of his love for graffiti, graphic design and 3D animation.
The work of Marta Galmozzi ranges from photography to sculpture and includes experiments involving the use of the image. In her installations, often site-specific, the photographic image becomes a physical presence that plays with the space and its perception.
Nina Mae Fowler
Born in London in 1981, Fowler is known for her intricately detailed large-scale drawings and installations, graduating with a First in Sculpture from Brighton University in 2003, her techniques reveal a merging of classical and contemporary influences.
Noa Verborgh, b. 1997 – Antwerp, Belgium. Studied fine arts at LUCA school of arts, Ghent – Belgium. The studio is an outlet for the small dilemmas that fill our lives. She translates these onto canvas by use of “popular” symbolism.
p1g3eon is a duo from Vilnius, Lithuania. Their name is spelled as if a nickname for computer games. They make postproduction-type trash aesthetics, sets of visual actualitites in digital media, clichés and capture the vibes of early game artefacts.
Plastic Jesus is a Los Angeles based street artist that specializes in bold stencil and installation work, inspired by world news events, society, the urban environment, culture and politics.
Born in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1968, Tsherin Sherpa currently works and resides between California, USA and Nepal. From the age of 12, he studied traditional Tibetan thangka painting…