Born in Stockholm, the Swedish-Italian self-taught artist Alessandro Battisti, known as Etnik, currently lives and works in Torino. He started out in the underground environment in the early 1990s and has since then become a renowned artist. In his work, geometrical objects form seemingly unrecognizable letters that intersect on different planes to create a disturbing setting full of cement that stands in contrast to the vivid colored nature seeping into the composition. His work often incorporates the surroundings and serves as a reflection on the urban architecture.