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Art imprinted on the skin and in the brain. Andrea Lanzi, born in 1974, talks about and creates his art by dividing it into two: the world of tattoo and the more classic artistic production of sculptures, paintings and installations, in an imagery dominated by color and provocation.

A visual and harmonious flash that insinuates itself into the mind, a lightning shock to the soul, a daydream full of awareness, of hate, of love, of everything that exists. It is a long-standing bond that binds the artist to the concept of the Brain, the fulcrum of his works and “obsession”.

“The brain is like a relic – explained Andrea Lanzi aka Antikorpo – Set inside us, who are the container”. So he celebrates it like a divinity in his works, makes it bloom like a flower, join together to create the circle of perfection, makes him fall in love or run away from himself until he disappears in the darkness; he shapes it and shapes it to be able to attribute different meanings to it, to communicate through this very strong symbol; making it a brand spokesperson for emotions, criticisms and feelings. Antikorpo has dressed his art with a new and placid awareness, but no less acute. No provocations shouted in his face, no direct punch to the stomach, rather a decisive and targeted sting, as precise as the work that raised him and is nourishing him on an artistic and personal level, that of the tattoo artist: “it’s a performance, an artistic moment, the tattoo artist does not limit himself to performing but finds himself in front of a blank sheet of paper to invent something that cannot be marketed anyway”. The artist’s evolution and experience have led to the disappearance of kitsch and the search for contrast, leaving room for elegance and romanticism, putting aside crude provocation while maintaining, however, the critical streak that has always distinguished him: the desire to stimulate, to incite the conscious use of the brain in all its facets, to throw that stone which, touching the surface of the water, draws increasingly larger circles and amplifies the sense of everything, as well as that of nothingness. Just as an acrobat balancing on a tightrope Andrea challenges his audience to understand that falling is as easy as taking flight.