Black Koki’s deck and t-shirt graphics for the Verb Artist Series range.
Skate or die!
Black Koki is a contemporary artist based in Cape Town, South Africa.
One look and it’s immediately clear that Cape Town based artist, illustrator and designer Black Koki lacks nothing when it comes to the imagination. Employing a mix of traditional and modern techniques, his work is filled with curious-looking characters layered with symbolism. To create it, he either works independently or together with fellow artist and long-time collaborator Ello as Love and Hate – a multidisciplinary visual studio that the two of them began in 2004. – Between 10 and 5