Klark Kent

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This article is about the German graffiti artist. For the American musician, see Stewart Copeland.
Kent Graffiti in Frankfurt am Main (2006)

Klark Kent (born 1973 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany) is a graffiti artist and music producer.

Klark Kent has been writing graffiti since 1989, and has gained international credit for his work over the years. Besides books and magazines his art was shown on several exhibitions worldwide, including the Galleries Vincent Louis (1998) and Pacifico Fine Art (1999) in New York. Some of his pieces were used in the 2006 video game "Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure" by Marc Ecko.[1] He is a member of the Montana Writer Team,[2] a group sponsored by spray paint manufacturer Montana Cans. Together with his team mates and friends Atom, Can2 and Smash137 he realised many Projects around the world, including city trips and exhibitions. In 2007 they painted a huge wall in Dubai.

Klark Kent has developed the Online Graffiti Game "Bomb the World" where users can virtually paint trains at 20 locations worldwide. The Game has won the „People’s Choice Award“ at the Flash Film Festival NYC[3] in 2004. Klark Kent is currently working on a new version.

As a musician he created the theme song for "Bomb the World" as well as the Instrumental for a song competition held among users of the game. His productions appeared on many mixtapes, mostly by local German rap artists.

Trivia[edit]

  • Klark Kent has his own colour called "Kent Heat Red" by Montana Cans.
  • Klark Kent is a member of TNB (The Nasty Boys), a graffiti crew founded by the famous New York old school writer TKid.
  • He is also a member of SUK (Stick Up Kids), an international crew founded by German artist Can2.

Further reading[edit]

  • Ruedione: Montana Writer Team - Graffiti at its best. Publikat Verlag (Deutschland) 2006, ISBN 3-9809909-5-8
  • Graffiti Art #1: Deutschland - Germany, Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf (Deutschland) 1995, ISBN 3-89602-028-5
  • Graffiti Art #5: Frankfurt - Rhein-Main-Gebiet, Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf (Deutschland) 1996, ISBN 3-89602-067-6

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure: http://www.starpulse.com/game/Marc_Ecko's_Getting_Up:_Contents_Under_Pressure/H45505/H47300/7/0/
  2. ^ Montana Writer Team: http://www.montana-cans.de
  3. ^ Flash Film Festival Gewinner: http://www.flashforwardconference.com/past_winners.html

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