Director, illustrator and cartoonist Apollo Thomas is a graduate of Beaux-Arts de Paris.
Having directed clips for various music projects, Apollo has worked with bands such as electronic-krautrock band ZOMBIE ZOMBIE, electronic band IL EST VILAINE, noise-pop band BRIAN MAGIC TEARS and DEERHUNTER’s solo project LOTUS PLAZA.
He directed MACHINA, a 16’ experimental sci-fi inspired short movie.
As an illustrator his work has appeared in magazines such as Vice, Frederic Magazine, Mondo Zero, Papier x Colette, Arte Episode as well as several graphzines including REPLICA (Fltmstpc), VENETIAN BLINDS (1991 books), ZUG MAGAZINE #5 (Innen Book), HIGH FANTASY (Edwin).
He’s been commissioned by bands such as IL EST VILAINE, LULU VAN TRAPP, SIMON SAYS for art direction and album covers, music festival ROCK EN SEINE, parties poster for SOCIAL CLUB, GINA XXX, Korean ciné-club in Paris Les Exilés du Cinéma Coréen.
He is currently working in close relationship with the Japanese brand EDWIN creating capsules collections. Using EDWIN product as a blank canvas Apollo Thomas has transformed wardrobe staples to incorporate embroidered canvas patches and screenprints featuring his manga artwork across a selection of hoodies and tees.
He is working on a upcoming comics project.