Teko Van Kuyk is a Berlin based artist whose work is largely concerned with figurative paintings. He was born in Switzerland and spent his formative years in New Zealand & Brazil before settling in Argentina and eventually moving to Berlin 2 years ago. He has spent most of his career in additive mode, figuring out how to make art that’s majestic and thought-provoking and mass-scaled.
Mia: When did you start making art?
Teko: My first encounters with the production workflow was while i was still a kid, when to keep me distracted, my mom would give me a pile of paper and crayons. According to her, at one point i drew a human figure upside down, when she asked why i did it in such a way, i replied that it was so she could see in an ideal way, since she was sitting across from me at the table. At that point she noticed that there was latent talent (genius maybe?) within me, so she started to incentive my artistic pursue