Berst is a Chinese male from Hong Kong and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a graffiti writer, artist, educator, researcher, and videographer. Berst began painting graffiti in the early 2000s until the present and has painted in over 30 cities across the globe.
As an educator, he teaches art and design at the tertiary level, delivers regular workshop programs, and organises local graffiti battles and events. He is qualified with a Masters in Education and currently studying for his Doctorate in Education, with a research focus on street art in New Zealand.