DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH
– 1967, Amsterdam, Netherlands

THEMES / INSPIRATIONS / INFLUENCES
– Illuminated books
– Japanese Calligraphy
– Baseball
– Plants and trees
– Pop Art
– Wild Style

TECHNIQUES
– ink
– acrylic
– linen
– pearlescent paint
– spray paint
– monumental calligraphy
– broom painting
– flat brushes
– happy accidents

FAVORITE PUBLIC PLACES
– Jordaan (Amsterdam)
– Brooklyn (New York)
– Place Vendome (Paris)
– Madeleine (Nice)
– Michael’s stores (USA)
– Facebook (internet)

GALLERIES / EXHIBITIONS
– solo shows :
– Uncontrolled Substances, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2016
– Nissa la Bella, GCA gallery, Nice, France, 2016
– Shoe at Flow, Make Your Mark gallery, Helsinki, Finlande, 2014
– Shoegazing, A4LW gallery, Soest, Allemagne, 2014
– The Unearthly Paintings, White Walls gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2014
– Unbelieve, Unit 44 gallery, Newcastle, Royaume-Uni, 2013
– Unism, White Walls gallery ,San Francisco, USA, 2013
– Justified Scriptures, 941 Geary gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2012
– Oesh, Black Rainbow gallery, Paris, France, 2012
– Upside Down, Saatchi & Saatchi gallery, Auckland, Nouvelle-Zélande, 2012
– Upside Down, Rtist gallery, Melbourne, Australie, 2012 
– Upside Down, Kind Of Gallery, Sydney, Australie, 2012
– Calligraffiti, Arty Farty Gallery, Köln, Allemagne, 2011
– Throw-Ups, Arkitip project space, Los Angeles, USA, 2010
– Letters of Independence, Salamatina Gallery, Manhasset, USA, 2010
– Le Miroir Vivant, Tenue de Nîmes, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2009
– Different Strokes, Rush Hour, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2008
– Calligraffiti, Post BG, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2007

– group shows:
– Brick to Canvas, Tinney Gallery, Nashville, USA, 2016
– Work in Progress, St+Art, New Delhi, Inde, 2016
– New York Meets The Dam,The Amsterdam Museum, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2015
– Abstract Vandalism, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2015
– Surface, Allouche Gallery, New York, USA, 2015
– Three Kings, Vroom & Varossieau, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2015
– Crime Time Kings, Unruly Gallery, Amsterdam, Pays-Bas, 2014
– Alphabet Show, White Walls gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2014
– Urbanism, Moscow Museum, Moscou, Russie, 2014
– An Even Eleven, White Walls gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2014
– Caleidoscoop, Pavillon hollandais à Wynwood, Miami, USA, 2013 
– Calligraffiti 1984/2013, Leila Heller Gallery, New York City, USA, 2013
– Lyrics, galerie Hélène Bailly, Paris, France, 2013
– MESS, Galerie Le Feuvre, Paris, France, 2013
– 10 year anniversary exhibition, White Walls gallery, San Francisco, USA, 2013
– Pop-Up , Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains, Lausanne, Suisse, 2013
– &friends, Galerie Le Feuvre, Paris, France, 2012
– Comma, Pallazo della Penna, Perugia, Italie, 2012
– Off Canvas, Beijing, Chine, 2011
– Flying Eyeball, London, Royaume-Uni, 2009

IMPORTANT EVENTS
– Seeing Disney’s Pinochio at age 4
– Meeting Quik, Dondi and Futura in Amsterdam between 1982 and 1984
– Dondi showing New-York around in 1984
– Meeting Bando and Mode in Paris in 1985
– Meeting Keith Haring in 1986
– Calligraffiti exhibition in Amsterdam in 2007

MUSICAL ENVIRONMENT
– Devo (1972-)
– Beastie Boys (1979-)
– Malcolm McLaren (1946 – 2010)
– Big Audio Dynamite (1984-)
– Biz Markie (1964-)
– Ultramagnetic MCs (1984-)
– Brad Meldhau (1970-)
– Weather Report (1970-)
– Beach House (2004-)
– Little Dragon (1996-)
– Metronomy (1999-)

ARTISTIC ENVIRONMENT
– Andy Warhol (1928-1987)
– Pierre Soulages (1919-)
– Franz Kline (1910-1962)
– Robert Motherwell (1915-1991)
– Willem de Kooning (1904-1997)
– Christopher Wool (1955-)
– Fabienne Verdier (1962-)
– Dondi White (1961-1998)
– Rammellzee (1960-2010)
– Damien Hirst (1965-)
– Jeff Koons (1955-)

LITERARY ENVIRONMENT
– Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger, 1951
– Pangur Bán (irish 9th century poem)
– Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki (1870-1966)
– Frank Miller (1957-)
– Hagakure (The way of the Samurai), 1716
– Facebook (internet)

CINEMATOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENT
– Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio, 1982
– Jim Jarmusch (1953-)
– Miami Blues, George Armitage, 1990
– Spike Jonze, (1969-)
– Blade Runner, Ridley Scott, 1982
– George A. Romero (1940-)
– The Road, John Hillcoat, 2009
– The Fall, Allan Cubitt, 2013
– Abel Ferrara (1951-)
– Paul Verhoeven (1938-)