Aiko

Japanese-born street artist Aiko was a founding member New York's FAILE collective until forging a solo career in 2006. […]

Biography / Aiko

Japanese-born street artist Aiko was a founding member New York’s FAILE collective until forging a solo career in 2006. Utilising an eclectic and voracious mashup of Japanese and American pop culture, Aiko’s works draw further inspiration from the streets of NYC, Japanese Kawaii (“cute”) culture, and globalised depictions of female sexuality.

Recognized in the contemporary art world as among the most important artists to emerge in the new millennium, Aiko is also well respected within the global graffiti and street art scene. Her large scale outdoor works grace walls all over the world, and her works have been featured at MOCA LA, Shanghai MOCA China, Brooklyn Museum NY, as well as other major museums and galleries worldwide.

Featured on Urban Nation / Aiko

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ONE WALL BY BUSTART
The new mural by BustArt at Artpark Tegel is entitled “Departure” and picks up a current topic: the upcoming closure of Tegel Airport. Locally close to the airport, the residents around Neheimer Strasse 4 can now look forward to a
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ONE WALL BY JIM AVIGNON
News from Artpark Tegel: The Berlin painter, illustrator, musician and concept artist Jim Avignon has created a new ONE WALL that expresses the zeitgeist and asks the question of the future between uncertainty and a mood of departure. The new
New facade of the URBAN NATION Museum
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New museum facade by Dave the Chimp & friends
The URBAN NATION museum presents itself with a new, humorous face. The new facade design by Dave the Chimp and four other artists from Berlin not only encourages more solidarity and thus addresses a very current socio-political topic, it is
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„Hier & Jetzt“ – a wall by Maja Hürst
Science, research and urban art – in the new artwork by the Swiss artist Maja Hürst, these three components form a wonderful overall picture that not only convinced a jury in terms of content and aesthetics, but also completely meets
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ONE WALL by Emily Eldridge
Berlin has become a little more colourful again in the last few days: The American artist Emily Eldridge, who lives in Berlin, created a new ONE WALL and enriches the neighborhood around Kastanienplatz in Kreuzberg with lots of color and