List of Exhibitions

Born 1973 in Toulouse where he still lives and works.

Tilt is an internationally recognised 'traditional' graffiti artist, originating from Toulouse in the South of France. A self declared 'graffiti fetishist', he learned his trade in the streets and on trains as a youngster. Ever since his first tags on a skateboard ramp back in '88, Tilt's ensuing career has been nourished and influenced by extensive travel. Inspirational journeys have seen him exhibit and leave his mark as far and wide as the U.S.A., Hong Kong, Japan, Mexico, Thailand, Canada, and in excess of 10 countries throughout Europe.

Tilt loves demonstrating that basic, primitive graffiti can be as strong as complicated 3D lettering, wildstyles and characters.
His focus on fun, high impact shapes and strong colours is a reflection of his history as a true graffiti writer, trained on the streets and in the train yards. Similarly, his extensive use of bubbly, curvaceous forms relates to his obsession with beautiful females. Following classic hip-hop graffiti ideology, his individual styled name is the focal point in the majority of his paintings, in Tilt's case a bubble letter 'Throw-Up' (graf terminology for a writer's spraypainted name) incorporating fast lines, done in one or two colours and designed for fast execution. This is the process that Tilt is most interested in, and this is how he utilises his throw-up styles to visually communicate the fun of creating graffiti in risky situations.

Tilt has published a book of his art and photography titled 'Fetish Bubble Girls'.
He is now working a lot on this project, photographing girls all around the world and painting on them. He is planning heading on more tours and of course painting murals and wallpieces.

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Tilt - Works

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Tilt - List of Exhibitions

Selected Exhibitions

Call it what you like - Kunstcentret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg / Denmark
fresh air smells funny - Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrueck / Germany

gezeichnet - Galerie Peter Borchardt, Hamburg / Germany
Wakin Up Nights - de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich / Switzerland
Still on and non the wiser - von-der-Heydt Museum, Kunsthalle Barmen, Wuppertal / Germany

Bubble Fetilism - Kidrobot Space, New York / USA
BubbleGirls - Aimecube, Paris / France
Worldwide Babitches - Grand OFR, London / Great Britain

Egotrips - Disrupt Gallery, Auckland / New Zeeland
Fetilism - Refill Space, Sydney / Australia
Modern Graffitis - Tank Loft, Art Institute, Chongqin / China

Kosmopolite - Kitchen 93 Gallery, Paris / France
Je m´installe aux Abattoirs - Musée d´Art Contemporaine les Abattoirs, Agnès B Collection, Toulouse / France
Yone Love - Thunderbirds, Tokyo / Japan

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Fetish Bubblegirls

2007. 128 pages, Paperback. Dimmensions: 15,5 x 21 cm.
Publisher: Publikat.
ISBN: 978-3-939566-10-6

Author: Tilt.
Introduction: Rik Reinking

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