The former bricklayer and architecture student, the artist with the black-blonde undercut, who has now made it to the top, asks if anyone would like a drink. Energy drink, coffee, champagne? “Just help yourselves.” He gestures towards the refrigerator standing in the room. Glowing Plexiglas boxes hang up above, melting spray cans, illuminations of melting ice cream cones, and comic icons.
His comic-like inner worlds have long since burst out of their shell. The works lean against the walls of the studio, hang under a bicycle, decorate bumper cars, handbags, sneakers, and even reinterpret heaters as fantasy objects. Klapschus paints, sprays, brushes and glues almost everything. Plastered on a radiator in crazy colours: “Dream so big they call you crazy”. Another is emblazoned with a motto from rapper Tupac Shakur: “Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.” Imagination is out in force in this fun-filled, colourful, overflowing, comic Elysium.