Sickboy - Pass on the flame - art for charity

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Sickboy - Pass on the flame - art for charity
Street-Art Berberbag

Vintage Berberbag, Leather
Dimensions approx. 28cm x 25cm x 4cm

PASS ON THE FLAME’ is an art charity project that focuses on preservation of culture and heritage through creativity. By engaging contemporary artists with a token of the past from another country it asks for their reflection on their own identity.

Eight international leading contemprary artists have joined this initiative founded by the ABURY Foundation where Moroccan Berberbags become canvases for a new works of art. The "PASS ON THE FLAME" art pieces will be auctioned with all proceeds going to support the ABURY Foundation Literacy School in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco.


Sickboy

A leading artist to emerge from Bristol's infamous graffiti scene, Sickboy's humorous and subversive street exploits have placed him firmly in the upper echelons of the British street art movement. One of the first UK artists to use a logo in place of a tag, Sickboy's iconic red and yellow temple and "Save The Youth" slogan appear on walls and wheelie bins worldwide.

Formally trained at art school, the artist's current practice includes interactive installation, abstract narrative painting, film and light sculpture, audience participation and public intervention. With appearances in Banksy's Oscar nominated Exit Through The Gift Shop and 2008's Stay Free public installation staged outside the Tate Modern earning him undisputed global recognition. Since 2008, Sickboy had over four solo exhibitions, most recently ‘Make It Last Forever’ in London.

Sickboy is currently based between his London and Barcelona studios, exhibiting and curating across emerging international art fairs and self­funded projects worldwide.

This Berber Bag is being exhibited as part of this year's Marakesh Biennale and will be ready for shipping on the 20th of May 2016. We thank you for your understanding.

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