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Leon 'Kid Chocolate' Brown





100 x 70 cm
39 x 27.56 in





Hahnemuhle Matt, 260 gsm

authenticated by the artist on the back

edition 1/6

, United States

 Milanese street photographer, essayist and freelance journalist, he writes and shoots for several magazines and has exhibited his shots in various locations. He collaborates with Swiss newspaper La Regione. He is an author and radio host at RT Radio Terapia and collaborates with Radio Rock FM. His latest book, Note per salvare il Pianeta, was published in 2020 by VoloLibero Edizioni. He is a member of f50/The International Photography Collective. His latest projects were in collaboration with f/50 fellows John Meehan, Steve Coleman, Keith Goldstein and Mahesh Balasubramanian and with the Italian fashion brand Lucio Costa. He received a honorable mention at the 2015 International Photography Awards. In 2016 he realized with colleague Jim Marshall KO.existence, a photographic project exhibited in Sarajevo and in 2017 in Milan (with high-patronage of the Italian Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina). In 2017 he was curator of an exhibition of historic photos entitled Unseen Sixties at ExpoWall gallery in Milan. In Spring 2017 he launched with creative designer Federico Ramponi remoteclicking, a new shooting language that exploits mobile technology. He was the author of the "making of" of artist and director Federico Garibaldi's short film, Un filo tra cielo, terra e acqua, winner of the Silver Dolphin prize at the 2018 Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards. In September 2019 he presented with colleague Jim Marshall Rise and Fall, a multimedia exhibition produced by the Italian Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU Info Centre in BiH at the History Museum of Bosnia Herzegovina, Sarajevo.

At the end of 2019 he started a collaboration with Paula Nora Seegy’s Artespressione Gallery in Milan: from February 2020 to early May 2020 he realized his Winter Midsummer Project (curated by Matteo Pacini), a completely subjective photographic narrative project rich in details captured during the few occasions one was allowed to go outside during the pandemic; in September 2020, he presented Out of the Night, an exhibition (curated by Matteo Pacini) dedicated to the contemporary Swiss jazz music scene curated by Matteo Pacini and in late September 2021 Out of the Night opened at the Galleria la Loggia in Carona, Switzerland in the frame of the cooperation between Artespressione and Galleria La Loggia. At the beginning of 2022, his portrait of the musician and composer Manuel Agnelli was chosen as the official image for the David di Donatello Awards and for the Nastri d’argento Awards. The same image was then used for the artist's solo tour. In the Spring he collaborated with artist Matteo Mezzadri shooting the backstage of “Rethink the City” (catalog curated by Matteo Pacini and Luciano Bolzoni and published by Skira) at Malpensa international airport. In the Fall La rinascita di Eva realized with Federico Ramponi and with music by Francesco Farias (Jestofunk) was shortlisted at Montecatini International Short Film Festival and at Amarcort Film Festival. In October he participated in f/50 Lonelisness. Photographic Dialogues with Places/Non-places exhibition (curated by Matteo Pacini) at Artespressione.

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Milano, Via della Palla 3

Artespressione is a contemporary art gallery located in Milan, opened in 2010 under the direction of Paula Nora Seegy. A space that aims to promote contemporary art to collectors and enthusiasts. Following the multicultural heritage of its founder, the gallery stands as a reality intended to support both emerging talents and established artists with an i...

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