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Eltono Biography

1975, France. Lives and works in Madrid.
Painter. He draws graffiti since 1989 and over the next ten years, as part of the prestigious GAP gang. He bombs trains, specially those trains to Paris from the suburb where he lives. He changed his tag with spanish article “El” and typography graffiti to test with new iconic postgraffiti expressions on the street upon arrival in Madrid in 1999. Eltono’s work serves as an iconic posgrafiti campaign. He constantly repeats a design to be identified immediately, but this design mutates to integrate into the context and to maintain the interest of the artist and the audience. Now he is researching the boundary between public and exhibition space, making environment factors determines the works. He has developed projects in Europe, Asia and America.

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