A new figure in the Paris Street Art scene, Jo Di Bona owes his dazzling success to his unique technique that he himself invented: Pop Graffiti, where he combines collages, various influences of graffiti and the pop culture of which he is is deeply impregnated. Modern day Fauvists, Jo mixes colors and movements to create faces full of poetry, emotions and joie de vivre. In his works, Jo pays homage to the icons and great characters of the story with the same tenderness as the strangers passing by, nourished by the generous look he has on the human because “the most important in his eyes, is the sharing “(Artist’up)
Crowned with the prestigious 1st graffiti prize of the EDF Foundation in 2014, Jo has been involved in international exhibitions, performances and wall frescoes. In particular, his immense work presented at the Paris Immigration Museum, his great walls in Paris, Loures Arte Publica Lisbon or the Consulate of France in the heart of Atlanta, his presence alongside his gallery owners Virginia Barrou Planquart and Joël Knafo at international fairs in NY, Miami, London, Hong-Kong, Lausanne and Munich … and his monumental works at the Street Art for Mankind exhibitions in New York and Miami in 2017.
Praised by the media, Jo has, among other things, been presented at the JT of France 2, M6 or in the TV show Télématin, made the cover of magazines “Arts Magazine”, “Street Art Magazine”, “Paris Tonkar”, was Cited by the Artsper reference site among “The Top 10 Artists to Follow in 2016” or in the top 5 of Konbini’s Favorite Street Artists in 2018, and made the prestigious New York Times for its tribute wall to Little Cambodia. Jo is also one of the first Street Artists in the world to enter the United Nations in New York in January 2017. (Audrey Decker)