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OTIS 1999–2019 > Special Edition of 20 with Ed Night print

150.00  incl. tax / plus shipping charges

Special edition of 20: Individually numbered and signed by the artist. On top you get a print from Ed Night printed on fine art paper »Hahnemühle – FineArt Baryta«, image size 42 x 29,7 cm (DIN A3). The extra shipment of the art print is already included in the shipping costs.

This book shows the highlights of the writer OTIS. On a total of 368 pages, divided into nine chapters, the reader is guided chronologically through the artist's entire career. The hardcover book contains a 32-page prologue showing the artist's development from 1995 to 1998 up to the first OTIS panel. Since 1999, only works on trains are shown. In addition to a large number of his own stories, there are also texts by the following guest authors: EDWARD NIGHTINGALE, FUTO, GRIM, KEATS, KID CRAP, MOSES, OSMAN, RAGE, REGIE, RIZE, SAFIR, SKOE, SOLVE, SPER, VALE.

The high quality hardcover book is made in Germany. It is bound in a refined linen cover with embossing, the contents are shown on different kinds of paper and will contain a special silver ink.

Introtext of the artist
I often find myself reminiscing about graffiti. I have never particularly bothered about composing the classic blackbook, littered a plethora of sketches and photos. Quite early on I realised that by owning the aforementioned I was actually doing the police more of a favour than I was myself. Consequently, I adopted an approach of only compiling albums that purely focused on photos that spanned a certain period of significance in my journey. Those photos that fell outside that remit are safely stashed in a bunker somewhere inside the archetype photo bags typical amongst the graffiti fraternity. After my last analogue camera was retired to the furthest corner of my closet, any ambition I once possessed to file and categorise my vast collection of photos waned considerably anyway. With somewhat of a delay this book is my attempt to finally curate my entire collection of photos, which should hopefully give the reader a little insight into my development as a writer and display the personal milestones that I feel I have achieved. Creating a cross section of my personal segment within the graffiti universe, starting from the creation of my first piece onwards. Furthermore, it should show who I have taken this journey with and therefore will include passages where those of great significance in my journey divulge their side of the story.

Released in 2019 / 368 pages / Hardcover / Format 240x280 mm / English and German text

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