About the artist
A font manipulated written name in spray paint. The name and lettering is the basis of design, a crow watches over the name - a natural guardian of sorts.
A painter who mainly uses acrylic, aerosol spray paints and inks, KAB101 is a first generation Australian graffiti artist living in Adelaide, South Australia. Street-writing since the early eighties, KAB101 has developed a marking style reflective of his personality. His work is based on calligraphic signature markings and mechanical type styles. His studio paintings consist of these same styles.
They tell stories of identity, his emotions and experiences related to his past and present affinity with writing his name and taking space. Utilizing spray paint, inks, markers and brushes he constantly finds himself exploring new mediums to produce works connected to the written word.
Broadview Oval, Poltawa Terrace, Broadview SA 5083, Australia