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Chris Riggs | Nikaia

Chris Riggs | Nikaia

Chris Riggs | Nikaia Chris Riggs is a very well known Street Artist from USA, living in Florida. For more on his work please check here. His works are based on a unique combination of cubism, abstract, surrealism, minimalism, pop and street art has made him a leading artist of his generation. His paintings and sculptures are in museums, galleries, and private collections in over 50 countries.

Chris Riggs | Nikaia  Chris Riggs for Mayor was born in Manhattan, New York in 1973, and studied painting and political science at New York’s City College and Columbia University, New York. He lives and works in Miami and New York.

Chris Riggs | Nikaia  Chris Riggs began his career painting when he was three years old with his grandfather who was from Italy. At age 11, Chris’ medium was aerosol, painting murals in the abandoned buildings and train tunnels of New York City. At age 17, Chris traded in his spray cans for a paint brush. Since the mid-1990s, Chris Riggs | Nikaiahas been making complex abstract paintings and sculptures.

Chris Riggs In 2004, Riggs decided to run for Mayor of New York City because he saw an injustice: Bloomberg cut the school lunch program. This angered him, and he decided run for Mayor of NYC and change the city through his artwork. In 2005, Riggs played himself as a mayoral candidate for New-York City in documentary movie “The Promise of New York. “ He started to create art under the name Chris Riggs | Nikaiafor Mayor.

Chris Riggs He executes his political city-based paintings and sculptures in acrylic and spray paint. Chris associates the vivid colors and geometric shapes he uses with the City’s unique vocabulary and palette, and, most importantly, its politically active, changing the world, dynamic. These works, based on cubism, abstract, surrealism, pop art, minimalism and street art are derived from the unique point of view of the artist. Chris’ influence includes NYC street art, black and white African art, Picasso, Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pollock and Andy Warhol.

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Chris Riggs creates sculptures and paintings that function as a political vehicle, using domestic materials charged with significance and suffused with meaning accumulated over years of use in everyday life. Chris Riggs  for Mayor abstract canvas and sculptures deals with energy of personal fears, hopes, political fighting, sexual rimg 9673 img 9675 Chris Riggs | Nikaia Chris Riggs | Nikaia img 9678 img 9679 img 9681elationships, solitude, cartoons from the past, fun street time, death, happiness, dreams, and city

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] is a non profit, non subsidized, non governmental and all volunteer organization.

We aim to promote social conscience and action through art.

Chris Riggs | Nikaia

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] is an Year Around Independent European Contemporary Street + Urban Art Festival established and based in Athens, Greece.

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] was formed by a group of committed individuals who are guided by a passionate belief in the power of art to create and convey personal experience and cultivate social progress.

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] was founded in 2009 with the purpose to promote graffiti and mural art as an appreciated art form through talented aspiring and accomplished artists as well as to help revitalize low income neighborhoods.

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We have organised over 1,000 legal street art murals in Athens since 2010.

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] does not promote malicious defacement of private and/or public property of any kind thus refuting the negative image of Graffiti and Street Art.

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we rebel by being a creative and positive force producing urban art that aims to empower and transform youth and their communities.

We rebel by working hard to show what Street Art can do for the revitalization of problematic urban areas.

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Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] desires to provide an annual platform for European Artists, operating outside of traditional systems.

Outsiders if you like.

The event aims to stimulate debate by challenging entrenched notions of what art is, and more importantly, can be.

Chris Riggs ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] aims to provide a relevant, challenging and dynamic environment for artists, students, gallery goers and public alike, an event that aims to reflects the culture rather than try and define it.

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Chris Riggs | NikaiaATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] consists of a series of citywide exhibitions, events, performances, interventions, debates + workshops surrounding current trends and movements in street art practice by some of the worlds leading practitioners.

Street art as a genre has developed significantly over the past few years, and ASAF is concerned with the task of identifying, promoting and presenting both pioneers and emerging talents within the scene.

The artists who attend the festival are among the most acclaimed and progressive public art practitioners in the world.

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ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] , is a collaboration effort of Andreas C Tsourapas + LosOtros [Cooperativa Artistica]. Visit Andreas C Tsourapas. LosOtros [Cooperativa Artistica]. Athens Street Art Festival FaceBook Profile.

ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] , is collaborating and/or is affiliated with the following Festivals: INWARD | ITALY WOOL | PORTUGAL MURAL | CANADA

ATHENS STREET ART FESTIVAL [ASAF] is a full-service urban art and street art agency. We enjoy working with urban artists on projects and murals. So, write us or call us…

This Web Site released as an Open Source Web Site ie means that you are free to use it in any way you want, and edit it in any way you want to.

We kindly ask to refer us as source of information by mentioning our link in the footer as a friendly gesture, we would appreciate it very much.

But there are no obligations so go ahead if you really want to remove it.

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If you want to volunteer on a project with us, please leave your message, or call us at

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If you want to submit a Video, please leave your message, or call us.

This email is specifically for video submissions because the files are large.

We rarely check it though so also email us a note to letting us know you sent something.

Before sending your files please have all faces edited out.

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Thanks for reading. We’d love to hear from you.

If you think things could be improved or if you would like us to cover specific topics, let us know.

You may also want to contribute and write about the art you love, again get in touch. You have got a show you want to promote or some art you want to talk to us about, please share it with us.

Or for anything else, just speak up!

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Our mail + telephone is here for you, wherever you are:

Artists: ask us to be interviewed and published with your artwork,

Fan of Street Art: send us one or few photos that you took so that we can publish it, Readers: send-us your comments, your questions or whatever you want, using this form, Promoters : send us your offer to be publicized on our website, and we will discuss about terms & conditions.

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International Artist Exchange

We want to support a living international street art scene. But the situation for talented artists is not always the best.

If you come to Athens we can give you support in finding great walls and excellent places to paint or help to organize an exhibition.

Just contact us and ask what we can do for you and your art.

You should not be doubtful. We hosted a lot of high class international artists in Athens. If you want, asked for our references.

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Press Support

Street Art is getting more and more popular. The artists often work hidden and are anonymous.

So we can offer you meetings with members of the street art scene in Athens to get an interview or an article.

Also if you write about the Athens street art scene or an artist and need some pictures (e.g. from current, old or gone art pieces), we provide a big and useful collection of street art pictures to use.

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Get in touch with us.

Artist Agency

If you are looking for an artist for an event or an art order, don´t hesitate to contact us, too.

If there is a special topic we can also provide you a choice of good, well working artists.

If you are interested in a concrete one, we can do the connection. Just get in touch with us.

Art Sales

Are you interested in buying an unique piece of art from a Athens street artist? We can offer you the connection or art pieces that already exist. Just ask.

Specials We are working together with many artists and are open for your ideas.

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Submissions + Tips

ASAF welcomes submissions in the realm of visual art, photography, sculpture, painting, installation, collage, paper, illustration and drawing, street art, documentaries, and anything else involving a strong visual aspect.

While we recognize the importance of all artistic subject matter, if your project involves sex, violence or particularly sensitive topics it regrettably may not be appropriate at this time.

ASAF does not accept products or compensation for editorial coverage with the exception of weekly sponsored posts. If you are interested in sponsoring a post please contact us.

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About ASAF

Founders: Andreas C Tsourapas, George Stathopoulos, LosOtros [Copperativa Artistica]

General Manager: Christine Grek

Contributing Editor: Andreas C Tsourapas Web + Social Media Manager: George Stathopoulos

We are always looking forward to hear from you. Just drop us a line and we ‘ll back to you, as soon as possible.


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