108 (Guido Bisagni) was born in Alessandria in 1978.
He is considered one of the most important exponent of Post-graffitism in Italy. He started his artistic research with an approach to traditional graffiti. At the end of the ’90, after having based in Milan in 1997 and his graduation in Industrial Design, his style evolve in forms and themes: he begins one of the first to use numbers and not letters as a tag. His abstract and mysterious figures appear in abandoned places in the streets of Milan, Berlin, London, New York and Paris. He deals also with sculptures, sounds, paintings and installations in a lot of personal and group shows around the world.
Amongst his main solo show we recall, in 2021, Poka-Yoke, (double show with CT), CRAC Arte Contemporanea, Terni, Italy; Two Solos (double show with Julia Benz), Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; Hacia las nubs, Swinton Gallery, Madrid, Spain; in 2020, LUG, Galerie Slika, Lyon, France; in 2019, 108: open house, Lacasapark, New York, USA; Sogno Lucido, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; in 2018, Abolir toute pensée rationnelle, Galerie CELAL M13, Parigs, France; in 2017, Equinozio d’Autunno – Little Circus, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; Post-Tradition (double show with Giulio Zanet), Villa Casati Stampa di Muggiò, Muggiò, Italy; ABSTRACTR̶E̶A̶L̶I̶S̶M̶, Affenfaust Galerie, Hamburg, Germany; in 2016 Di Carne, di nulla, (double show with Silvia Argiolas) Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; in 2015, Antipodas, Dinamica Galeria, Buenos Aires, Argentina; La forma dell’Ignoto, Ego Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland; in 2014, The Rite of Spring– Little Circus, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; in 2013, La manipulation de la form, Bienurbain, Besancon, France; in 2011, Ammalarti: 108, Malacarne, Verona, Italy; in 2007, 108 – I HATE MEAT, Limited No Art Gallery, Milan, Italy.
As per the group show he partecipated in we remember, in 2007, Venice Biennale featuring the project Walls inside; in 2012, Rodeo Drawing, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; in 2013, Italian DIY, Galerii Miasta Ogrod, Katowice, Poland; in 2014 and in 2018 the Urban Art Biennial in Moscow (Russia), Artmossphere; in 2015 he was part of the big collective Mapping the City curated by Rafael Schacter at Somerset House, London (UK), and several other collective exhibitions amongst which Milano – La famosa invasione degli artisti a Milano, at Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy; in 2016, Pornographisme, Slika Galerie, Lyon, France; in 2017 Abstractism, Galleria Varsi, Rome, Italy; Dialogues, Galerie Celal M13, Paris, France.