Alex Kizu (aka DEFER)
As a founding member of the respected crews K2S, STN & KGB, Alex “DEFER” Kizu has been an integral part of the Los Angeles street art scene since the mid-1980s. He is well known for his expertise in rendering beautifully complex letter-form.
Interviews and work by Kizu have been included in a number of esteemed compendiums of graffiti art – a testament to Alex Kizu’s artistic stature in the realm of Los Angeles street art. Whether it’s the LA-centric graffiti book, “Graffiti LA” by Steve Grody, or the national scope covered in the recently released “The History of American Graffiti” by Roger Gastman and Caleb Neelon, Kizu’s influence on the visual language found in the the City of Angels cannot be overlooked.
Projects (Click below to see Alex Kizu's HPM)