IMPERFECTIONS BY KALIS
WOUTER KALIS (VISUAL ARTIST / FATHER) AND ROSCO KALIS (SOFTWARE ENGINEER / SON)
ANALOGUE PAPER CUTTING AND DIGITALLY RENDERED ART WORK
Wouter Kalis has a background as a visual artist. He went to Art School at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1995-1999. After graduation in the Free Media department he worked for many years as a painter.
In 2006 he was awarded with the Dutch Royal Painting Prize, handed out by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
In the last decade he has also shifted to object and furniture design, under the label MIN-studio. These designs were shown in i.a. Milan, New York, London and Amsterdam.
In many of his paintings the focus is on horizontal stripes of contrasting colors, on canvas and directly applied onto walls.
More recently, he has shifted medium to 3-D design. He has designed a series of beds and lights, where the signature stripes play an important role.
Rosco Kalis is a software engineer working on open source projects in the cryptocurrency space. He does contracting work for several companies including Truffle.
He also maintains his own open source projects including Revoke.cash and several developer tools that get a combined 30k+ monthly downloads.
Besides his projects he is active in different cryptocurrency and NFT communities and has spoken at multiple conferences including TruffleCon and EthCC.