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Challenge Skateboards: Skate Deck Art Show


I'm grateful to have been invited to participate in this skate deck art show I painted a board which will be one of LOADS of boards exhibited Pretty excited to see what everyone has come up with! If you're around, save the date and come check the skate decks out Lots of local artists and from the mainland showcasing their original work through skate boardshttp://www.facebook.com/skatedeckartFACEBOOK EVENT:  http://www.facebook.com/events/302570736485498/----------Core Power Asia and KickerClub are pleased to present CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 Skate Deck Art – customized collectibles presented by Skullcandy, an exhibition of unique functional art. 

Opening on May 18 at Voxfire Gallery in Hongkong and curated by Miriam Deller and Chris Keith, the show connects boardsports with art and design. In its third year, the exhibition tour has become an institution, challenging the concept of functional art by combining a selection of international artists and local voices with an unsurpassed program of showcasing art, live painting, skateboarding and music.

Artworks of emerging and well known artists, graffiti and urban artists, tattoo artists, athletes, collaborations between Japan & China, first time participants and Challenge Skateboards SDA veterans… all this and more can be seen during the CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 presented by Skullcandy exhibition tour.

In addition to these works, CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 presented by Skullcandy will again present site-specific installations to represent a spectrum of artists from three continents, who’s individual works blend the border between skateboarding and art; exploring new modes of experiencing a lifestyle while bringing the art to a wider public audience.

In the past, CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA showcased 36 decks in its inaugural year and showcased 44 artworks by 38 artists in 2011.

CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 presented by Skullcandy comprises of 34 artworks by 31 artists including ANDC, Maxime “S3” Archambault, CEET, Thierry Chow, ESOW, Matthew Faulkner, Wilfredo “Bio” Feliciano, Sonya Fu, GAS, Phil Hayes, janesnation, Jlee Ho Lam, Shann Larsson, Pierre-Étienne Massé, Mark Mi, NOISE, NOMATTSLAND, Pan Yulong and Wu Yirong, Miles “Mlo Tomtom” Pasick, Miguel Payano, Mark Ryan, SEVEN, Shen Jing Dong, Shigeru Ishihara and Wang Lei, Wang Si Jia, Wong Tinyan, Peter Yuill , Zhan Wei and 96k.

Tour dates

ASIA X Games Shanghai April 28-May 1, Voxfire Gallery Hongkong, Grand Opening on May 18, runs through June 23, Skullcandy Shanghai July 16-28, Shanghai, HISO Fashion & Art Exhibition Beijing, October 1-7, Surfing China Festival Hangzhou, October 2-4, China X Games Finals Beijing, October 18-21, Source Shanghai, November 2-16.

SDA published a full-color high-quality catalogue featuring images, contact information, and artist roster.

Download the catalogue at  www.skatedeckart.com!

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters!

Challenge Skateboards –  www.challengeskateboard.co m Skullcandy –  www.skullcandy.com Wabsono, Unique, Dragonsk8.com

IASC

Source Shanghai

S3 Studio

Boardzone.cn

Supporting Media include 

Sports Illustrated China, Let’s Magazine, What’s Up Magazine

Chinaskateboards.cn, Niurenku.com, Creativehunt.com,

Radcollector, Artron.net,  www.KickerClub.comwww.dragonsk8.com------###AboutFor the third time KickerClub and Core Power Asia bring back a unique line up of international and Chinese artists customizing decks for a group show of skateboard art, exhibited across China.DescriptionCHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012

SKATE DECK ART- CUSTOMIZED COLLECTIBLES 

3 YEARS CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA

Artworks of emerging and well known artists, graffiti and urban artists, tattoo artists, athletes, collaborations between Japan & China, first time participants and Challenge Skateboards SDA veterans… all this and more can be seen during the CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 exhibition tour.

When Skateboarding meets art.

Challenge Skateboards SDA 2012

Skate Deck Art – CUSTOMIZED COLLECTIBLES

is an initiative devoted to skateboarding, street and urban art & music.

Held once a year across China, the exhibition tour has become an institution, challenging the concept of functional art by combining a selection of international artists and local voices with an unsurpassed program of showcasing art, live painting, skateboarding and music.

CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 continues to stun people across China with a breed of unique designs on skateboards. Unlike anything else, Challenge Skateboards SDA connects boardsports with art and design.

In the past, CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA showcased 36 decks in its inaugural year and showcased 44 artworks by 38 artists in 2011.


LOCATIONS

CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 is held annually across China: the country’s expressive skate scene and thriving art community offers new insights towards Chinas youth. The exhibition pieces are sought after by art galleries, institutions and collectors across the world. All activities will be based at the various tour stops between May 2012 and February 2013. Check back online at www.skatedeckart.com for more details, updates and information.

PROGRAM 2012

CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 offers a calendar of special and exclusive events within Chinas skate scene as part of the initiative’s deep roots in the sport and art. High profile sport events, concept stores, festivals and fairs open their doors for viewing and special receptions. Check back here or at www.skatedeckart.com for more details, updates and information.

ATTENDANCE

CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2011 welcomed 20.000 visitors at seven tour stops and anticipates a larger turnout for 2012. 

SALES

Most of the decks exhibited at CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA 2012 can be purchased. For sales enquiries please call Voxfire Gallery in Hongkong +852-9096-4705 / Mobile +852-9096-4705 or email Francis Tan francis@voxfiregallery.com.

INTERVIEWS

Check with the SDA office for more details, skatedeckart@corepowerasia.com.


Information on CHALLENGE SKATEBOARDS SDA is available from

Miriam Deller

Tour Management, Organization & Press

SDA 2011 Hotline (m) +86 1501 152 7797

miriam.deller@corepowerasia.com

www.corepowerasia.comwww.corepowermedia.com

www.skatedeckart.com

Organizers:  www.corepowerasia.com and  www.kickerclub.com 


FOR MEDIA:

Please visit the Content Base at  www.corepowermedia.com and download the press information online. 

Request your password at password@corepowermedia.com!

For all other inquiries please mail to skatedeckart@corepowerasia.com or call +86 1501 152 7797.


Website:  www.skatedeckart.com

Weibo:  www.weibo.com/SkateDeckArt+

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