Alexis Florakis was born in Frankfurt, Germany and the last two years he lives permanently and works in Thessaloniki. For the last 18 years he has been systematically working with skateboard and extreme street art. Here in Greece he is a pioneer in graffiti art and the first graffiti artist here in Thessaloniki. In 1997, he collaborated with Municipality Stauroupolis Thessaloniki and he worked as a teacher, by giving graffiti lessons. He has helped in the set of some theatrical shows. The last two years he works mostly with skateboard art and at 2005 he organized and presented the first skateboard art exhibition in Greece with the title “Skateboard art crimes”.