CRIPTA DJAN

Cripta Djan, São Paulo. Photo: Fabio Vieira/FotoRua

Cripta Djan, São Paulo. Photo: Fabio Vieira/FotoRua

 

WHO IS CRIPTA DJAN?

Djan Ivson or Cripta Djan, as he is known in the streets and in the art world, was born in 1984 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, started to pixar in 1996. Djan entered to the gang “Cripta” at age 13, to which he belongs today. In his early teens, he conquered space in the metropolis realizing the largest number of pixos in radius and complexity of execution. His activity in the streets consecrated him among pixadores. Djan was one of the pioneers of the riskiest modalities of pixação, the “escalada” or climbing, reaching the top of sky scrappers with over 20 stories without safety devices. After obtaining such legitimacy in the movement, he started to defend the cause of youngsters from the outskirts of the metropolis, becoming a leader, and a mirror, for those who wish to leave social invisibility.

Photo: Fabio Vieira/FotoRua

Photo: Fabio Vieira/FotoRua