Graff on Tour(s) with Lek & Sowat

After having archived and referenced  graffiti on the French national monuments as traces of history and archeology for decades, the Centre des Monuments Nationaux (CMN) is dedicating its 2018 cultural season to historical graffiti with a series of exhibitions and events called “Sur les murs, histoire(s) de graffiti“ on nine of its thirty national monuments

French Kiss Crew and Okuda team up for Paris Olympic 2024 bid

The City of Paris has been transformed into an arty Olympic park to support its bid for the 2024 Olympic Games.  Urban Art being one of the key cultural components of Paris, a 90 meters long collective work inspired by the Olympic rings has brought together graffiti artists from the French Kiss crew including Lek, Sowat,

“Dehors” an installation by Lek and Sowat in Atri, Italy

Lek and Sowat just finished working on an impressive and vibrant ribbon installation in the city of Atri in Italy. The installation is part of the ‘Dehors’ exhibition, curated by Claudio Libero Pisano. It opened a few days ago in the cloister and cisterna of the Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta, a 13th century church built

Lek & Sowat in Gagliano del Capo, Italy

Lek & Sowat are currently in Gagliano del Capo, Italy where they just finished painting a whole-car for Villa Medicis. Paying homage to Marcel Duchamp with a reference to R. Mutt, the French duo brought to life some of their futuristic imagery in order to completely transform this old train. The collaborative piece is entitled “A

St+Art India: “We Love Delhi” by Lek & Sowat and Hanif Kureshi in New Delhi

This wall in Lodhi represents a collaboration between French artists Lek & Sowat and Indian artist Hanif Kureshi who runs Hand Painted Type. From before they landed in India, Lek & Sowat were intrigued by the idea of collaborating with Indian hand-painters and wanted to use a lot of colour in their work. Post discussions with Hanif,

Lek & Sowat unveil an installation at the Villa Medici in Rome

To launch their one year residency at the legendary Villa Medici in Rome, Italy, Lek & Sowat created this ephemeral installation, partly covering the inner facade of the Roman palace edified in 1576 by Bartolomeo Ammannati. Playing with the chromatic and architectural subtleties of the building, Lek & Sowat’s work seem to wrap around Giambologna’s

Sowat & Lek paint a massive ‘Evry Day I’m Hustlin’ mural in Evry, France

DMV crew members Sowat & Lek recently teamed up to paint their largest mural to date in Evry, France. Measuring impressive 150 feet long x 27 feet high the mural was done in collaboration with the local street art festival.This unusual, abstract mural is consisting of Lek’s & Sowat’s signature elements such as lines, geometric colorful

Sowat and Lek unveil a new piece in Saint-Etienne, France

Sowat and Lek are currently in Saint-Etienne in France where they just finished working on a new piece for “Le Mur Saint Etienne”. The duo was invited by Ella & Pitr.The idea behind the work was to produce was to create a modern and abstract war banner. To do that, working in the studio lent