Daku is a member of the international graffiti artists’ collective called 156, which includes artists from France, Germany and the US. Probably the most famous of all artists in India, Daku was a student of typography and to start off worked as a graphics designer. Tags of his name can be seen strewn across the capital in areas like Hauz Khas, Saket, Malviya Nagar, Okhla, Chirag Dilli and Nehru Place. Some of his most noticeable works are a blind protestor at ITO and ‘Fuck’ signs written in Hindi around Mumbai. It can be safely said that ‘Daku’ has become a brand thanks to his first-mover advantage and unique style.
Yantr’s wall murals can be found in Assam & Delhi. Most of his works are stories told without words which makes them awe-inspiring. Both Daku and Yantr use their skills as graffiti artists to highlight socio-political issues. Some of his noticeable works highlight grave topics like corruption and rhino killing in Assam.
Anpu is famous for her ‘Cat’ murals. She teamed up with German graffiti artist Hendrik ECB Beikirch to paint a 150 ft high mural of Mahatma Gandhi on the Delhi Police Headquarters building during St-Art Delhi festival.
Originally from Mizoram, Zine developed interest in graffiti because of his fascination with colors. His work can be found in Mizoram, Manali, Kasauli & Shillong.
One of the few female graffiti artists on the block, she draws her inspiration from New York’s Lady Pink. Her art works are rich in bright colors, pink being her favorite. She believes in using colors in an intriguing way to connect with the audience.