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Kick off Art Week with Pokras Lampas’ Solo Calligraffiti Show Open Your Eyes Opera Gallery, March 16 – April 5

Opera Gallery is thrilled to present Open Your Eyes, the first solo exhibition in Hong Kong by contemporary calligraffiti artist Pokras Lampas. It starts with a highly anticipated exhibition opening in the Central gallery, followed by a live performance at the Art Central fair and an artist talk during a Hong Kong Art Gallery Association (HKAGA) Art Brunch. Lampas, one of the most distinguished modern calligraphy artists, was born in September 1991 in Korolyov, Russia. He started creating graffiti in 2008 and soon after was inspired by the calligraffiti movement, turning his focus to street calligraphy. He was later invited by Niels Shoe Meulman to become an official calligraffiti ambassador while also working on his own style, known as calligrafuturism. Since then he has gained global recognition, with more than 150,000 social-media and numerous international exhibitions and high-profile brand collaborations, as well as unique performances at international fashion weeks. Lampas has integrated digital projection and virtual reality into his work, constantly challenging the boundaries of traditional calligraphy. His work’s most striking feature is its relentless ability …