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High-tech technoscepticism.

“I think AI is cool, but we shouldn't be too worried as artists yet.”

Alex Ness, aka NessGraphics, creates cyberpunk dystopian futures. His images, videos and light projections are incredibly detailed. Saturated green-tinted colour palettes lend them an intentionally unsettling atmosphere. A broad range of socio-political themes surface throughout, from climate change and artificial intelligence to police brutality and nationalism. Ness draws inspiration from social...

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American artist Alex Ness, aka NessGraphics, (he/him) was born in 1995. He currently lives and works in New York.


NessGraphics is the mastermind behind some of contemporary culture’s most iconic visuals. Examples include Diplo’s 2019 Coachella Set, Lil Nas X’s 2020 Grammys performance and Megan the Stallion’s Good News (2020).


In 2022 Ness curated an all-NFT show in Boston, USA. He used the show to offer 10 artists, himself included, who more often work on client briefs the chance to exhibit the work they create for themselves – “In the commercial world, nothing you create is yours.”

Collaborations with NessGraphics

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