Alexandro Farto was born in 1987 in Portugal.
He studied at at the University of the Arts in London, Central Saint
Martins, and Byam Shaw Fine Art Skills and Practices.
he lives and works in London and Lisbon
works of his are relief portraits.
He works with ordinary people photographs taken by himself or his team.
He can be
characterised by using a minimal amount of paint in his works (just for
creating the outline).
replaced paint with pneumatic drills chisels and heavy equipment which he uses
to carve people’s images in the walls. But also he experiments with bleach and
etching acid which he puts on the walls. His technique and tools evolves as his
accelerated when Banksy created his work next to Vhils’ work during Cans
Festival in London in 2008, later he gained additional space to create his
Director — Teresa Latuszewska Syrda Photos — Marek Szymanski Office manager — Jadzia Krakowiecka Gallery — Justyna Bienias
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