Avoid pi

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Adam VOID is an artist, musician and activist living in Asheville, North Carolina.[1] VOID has worked under the pseudonym AVOID pi since 1999 and has produced numerous street works across the United States and Europe. He began his artistic career in South Carolina and in 2006 moved to Brooklyn, New York to produce graffiti on a national level. In 2007, he reintroduced fire extinguisher graffiti to Brooklyn, New York through a series of high-profile public sites.[2] AVOID's contribution coming four years after West Coast pioneers R2 and Pac-Man. Since 2007, the art form has seen an annual increase from artists including Smells, Read More, Kidult, and KATSU among others.

Adam VOID has been cited as a seminal contributor to the Brooklyn Street Art scene,[3] with inclusions in the group exhibitions, From The Streets of Brooklyn,[4] Work To Do,[5] Street Art New York,[6] and PANTHEON.[7]

Adam VOID was an active member of Occupy Wall Street,[8] participating in actions and depicting the movement in street and gallery works.[9]

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  1. ^ Tsalyuk, Bradley. "An Interview with Adam Void." The 22 Magazine September 20, 2012.
  2. ^ Dershowitz, Craig. "Ian Reid VS AVOID." Bombin' Magazine September 2008: p. 92-96.
  3. ^ Harrington, Steven. "Two Andrews Talk About From The Streets of Brooklyn." Brookyln Street Art January 6, 2009.
  4. ^ Juxtapoz.com. "From The Streets of Brooklyn Group Show in LA From NY." Juxtapoz.com January 7, 2009.
  5. ^ Estreich, Cecilia. "Street Art Returns to Soho With Work To Do." Flavorwire March 24, 2009.
  6. ^ Carmichael, Elisa. "Releases / Preview: Street Art New York Book and Silent Auction Benefit @ Factory Fresh." Arrested Motion April 20, 2010.
  7. ^ Chayka, Kyle. "Pantheon Puts Street Artists Behind Glass." Hyperallergic April 26, 2011.
  8. ^ Dailey, Celie. "Fan Mail: Adam Void." Daily Serving September 1, 2012.
  9. ^ Rojo, Jaime & Harrington, Steven. "Signs on the Street As Occupy Turns One." Huffington Post September 18, 2011.

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