Graffiti by Spent1

June 27, Thursday
19.00-21.00
Kolokotroni 9,
Kifisia

45
Welcome to the workshop dedicated to graffiti! Introduced by a contemporary Greek graffiti artist and creative designer, Spent1, this workshop will combine theory with practice. Spent1 will take you from the origins of ancient graffiti in Pompeii to its development in modernity and our times!
You will learn about the key graffiti artists, such as Cornbread, TAKI 183, Lady Pink, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Banksy; and find out more about graffiti connection to hip-hop culture, politics and social movements.
You will then be able to create your own graffiti piece on a tote bag, following the instruction of Spent1. He will introduce various graffiti styles (tags, throw-ups, pieces) for inspiration and give you some tips on graffiti techniques, such as outlining, filling, shading and adding highlights.
Then using fabric markers, fabric spray paints, stencils and other decorative items, you will transfer your design onto the tote bag.
This workshop is all about experimentation and creative freedom!

About the artist:
"Spent1" was born in 1993 in Heraklion, Crete. He began his artistic journey as a graffiti writer in 2007.
He pursued studies in Materials Science at the University of Crete, Graphic Design at the Vellideion School of Fine Arts (via scholarship), and completed an MSc in Art & Design at AKTO and Middlesex University (also on scholarship). He is a member of the Greek Chamber of Fine Arts.
His work has been presented in various exhibitions, commissions, and art festivals. "Spent1" primarily focuses on creating abstract compositions featuring characters combined with geometric patterns and vibrant colors. His compositions are characterized by their multiplicity, incorporating alternating colors and techniques. Through his art, he aims to convey his aesthetics and perspective to the audience, inviting viewers to interpret his work in their own unique way.
As part of his artistic endeavors, "Spent1" has collaborated with and produced work for world famous brands, business groups, hotel chains, cultural organizations, advertising agencies, creative agencies, and fellow artists.

Instruction for payment

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