"The fun fact," says Mauro Gatti, "is that I always wanted to be a doctor." If this had worked out, the 'funny bone' diagnosis might have been in play a lot more often. As things stand, Mauro specialises in dishing out the best form of treatment available: laughter.

Behind it all lies a simple motivation: "I want to see people smile at my work and I want to express strong concepts through a funny style." Set up as a 'personal playground' in 1998, TheBrainbox gives this multitalented artist a place to show off the full range of his creative endeavours: "From the most experimental to the most commercial."

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