Booktitle: Swet- Book Of The Year 2017
Hardcover with unique spraypainted spine, handbound.
Dimensions: 28.5 x 23.8 x 3 cm. / 11.2 x 9.4 x 1.2 inch.
The 2017 edition contains of almost 300 freshly painted walls and trains and some personal stories from Samy Deluxe, Reser, Jeks and Skeme.
Since the eighties SWET has been an undeniable presence in the international graffiti scene, influencing new generations with his extremely well executed paintings. Famous for his lively letters and colorful masterpieces SWET continues to impress in a scene that is constantly changing.
SWET is born in Denmark 1971 and had his first graffiti experience in 1985
Swet’s approach on graffiti is always from the original mindset of the culture. From his perspective graffiti belongs in the streets and on the trains. Also after “normal” life get in his way in so many ways he still manage to paint without changing his perspective. Filling surfaces with funky letters, fresh connections and a crazy swing are only possible for writers who can achieve the same energetic performance quick powerful execution.
Together with Swet, Chemistry publishing worked on some yearbooks focussed on all his work made during one year. The books contains off a massive selection of painted walls and swinging sketches, some personal stories and stories from friends and other graffiti artists he worked with during the year.
“It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!”- SWET