– Chekos’art & Ania K. –
independent artists that work in the field of graffiti and freestyling. Day by day they re-discover themselves revolutionizing their artistic and personal characters. They work individually and together with the group Street Art South Italy. Together they gave life to 167 / B street (laboratory / exhibition space in continuous mutation) located in the suburb of Lecce. The work in progress to open the city to art, according to contemporary trends and experiments. Several artists in rotation revolutionize space with a site specific installation in the name of the mutability of Art.
Lo spazio il “167B Street” dedicato all’arte partendo dalla periferia – la 167 B di Lecce, noto quartiere popolare che costeggia la statale che porta a San Cataldo . Qui nasce l’idea di un nuovo centro espositivo in continua mutazione, all’interno del quale si alterneranno diversi artisti…. un work in progress per aprire la città all’arte, al contemporaneo seguendo tendenze e sperimentazioni. Diversi artisti a rotazione rivoluzioneranno lo spazio con un’installazione site specific in nome della mutevolezza dell’Arte.
All’interno dello spazio trovate pure:
– consulenza e servizio grafico: decorazioni interni ed esterni, MURAL Art, DECOR Art
– laboratorio di street art
– laboratorio di CC Produkcja con le uniche autoproduzioni delle T-shirt, felpe ecc https://www.facebook.com/CcProdukcja?ref=hl
We admire the work that is dedicated to human need. We continued research in the art the human relationship, conveying the desire for growth, respect and equality.
Born in Lecce (South of Italy), he was raised on the street in the surroundings of city blocks, where each part of every-day life was ruled by mafia.
As a teenage rebel, at the age of 13 he moved to Milan, where he made his first steps as an artist in 1995 as a writer.
The reality of poor districts of Milan, social centres and occupied flats influenced him significantly. He was absorbing and experiencing everything what street life brought. Thanks to his inborn diligence and self-sufficiency, he was making a living performing many different tasks and projects, which at the same time allowed him to develop his passions and interests.
Traveller by nature, in search of new experiences and inspirations, he began exploring the world from Eastern Europe, got to India and New York, to finally return to his home town in the South of Italy in 2008.
Years of experimenting on the graffiti and freestyling scenes and experiences he had gained enhanced the need of revolutionising his creative activity.
He has been inspired by new art techniques, such as stencil or collage, which have become new means of his artistic expression. With his revolutionary character, he sees art as a continuous search of ways of expressing one’s own perspective.
Apart from painting, he is engaged in graphics, photography, making book illustrations and covers as well as the organization of cultural events. Currently, he is artistic director of the “BFAKE cultural agency”.
The artist has contributed to many exhibitions in Italy and abroad. He is the main initiator and founder of “Street Art South Italy” and 167 /B street.
more on: chekosart.blogspot.it