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Jacopo Ceccarelli, aka 2501, was born in Milan in 1981. He started to paint at the young age of 14 and never gave up working on the walls of his own city, Milan. He studied as a film editor at the “Civica Scuola di Cinema” of Milan. He moved to Sao Paolo at the age of 20. Here, he got in contact with all of the South American graffiti school (os Gemeos, Herbert Baglione, Higraff, Zezao, etc) changing totally his approach to painting. First with the Tag of Robot Inc (with this name he was published on the Tristan Manco’s book “street logo”/ thems and hudson) and then as 2501 he started a new style that put together wallpainting, paint on canvas, sculpture and video. Back in Milan, between 2004 and 2007, he was a member of llloolll studio, mainly working with web design, motion graphic, and much more. In 2007, he moved for the 2nd time to Sao Paolo and started to focus just on his artistic career. Notably, 2501’s exhibition piece, LA MACCHINA, was featured at the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Lissone in Italy.