Stesi /   Benoit Laffay

France 1979

Street Art

Benoit Laffay
January 29, 2016
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Benoit Laffay, better known as Stesi, is a French street artist, born in 1979 in Rueil-Malmaison, France. He is a member of ODC Crew, which was formed in 1986.

Stesi’s drawings

Stesi - Untitled
Stesi – Untitled

Stesi started writing graffiti in 1997 in various places, illegally. Although he still enjoys painting walls and trucks, Stesi got tired of searching for abandoned walls and illegal, adrenaline-fueled painting sessions, so he turned to more traditional painting practice and canvas.

Stesi’s drawings

Benoit Stesi - Untitled
Stesi – Untitled

The artist is represented by Paris-based online gallery Artsuggest.

Stesi lives and works in Paris, France.

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