After 3 years and some 60 artists later, the traveling exhibition known as A Nice Set finally came home to roost last evening. A joint curation project between Staple Design and Jeremy Hollister of We Are Plus, with help from Hong Kong’s IdN publication, A Nice Set give prominence to the inter-connectivity between the creative types around the world and the shared interests among them. The journey first started in Hong Kong in 2007, and subsequently stopped off in Tokyo, Paris, Madrid, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, followed by Los Angeles and now New York. Along each transit points, new artists were invited to contribute, all on an unlikely medium turntable slip mats for vinyl records. The result, a rich tapestry of imagination and conception.
Contributed artists include:
Asif Mian | Ben Loiz & Carolina Chavesâ€¨ | Bob Kronbauerâ€¨ | Buildâ€¨ | Carlos “Mare 139” Rodriguezâ€¨ | David Ellis | Genevieve Gauckler | â€¨Gerry Villarealâ€¨ | Hanna Werning â€¨| Harmen Liemburg | â€¨Hort | â€¨Ian “Swifty” Swift | â€¨Ian Wright | â€¨Jeff Stapleâ€¨ | Jeff Zimmerman | â€¨Jenni Kimâ€¨ | Jeremy Hollister | â€¨Jeremyvilleâ€¨ | Judy Wellfareâ€¨ | Kai and Sunny | â€¨Kenn Sakurai | â€¨Kustaa Saksiâ€¨ | Luca Ionescu | â€¨Maceo Villarealâ€¨ | Maki Kawakitaâ€¨ | Marc Atlan | â€¨Ray Smithâ€¨ | Republic of Reginaâ€¨ | Stephan “Maze” Georges | â€¨Stephen Blissâ€¨ | Timothy Saccentiâ€¨ | Universal Everything â€¨| Value and Service â€¨| Yuko Shimizu
As part of its unofficial home coming celebration, hundreds well-wishers jammed Lower East Side’s Reed Space last evening, where Tyler Askew and Butter serenaded the crowd with soulful tunes. In attendance were featured artist Ian Wright, Jenni Kim, along with trip hop duo from NINJASONIK. The exhibition will be ongoing as part of the Reed Space retail display till end of the month. In the meantime, those interested in purchasing any of the installation pieces could visit A Nice Set website for details.
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