THE ART OF SPORT
AUTUMN / WINTER 2017-18
presented by Lidewij Edelkoort
When we consider the two disciplines of sport and art, it is no wonder they are attracted to each other. In essence the work of an artist needs as much concentration, perseverance, training and hardship, mixed with a bit of luck as the career of an Olympic sports hero. In both cases the ultimate arena is difficult to reach; the podium the holy grail. To stimulate the spirit the goals are set beyond reach. The message of higher goals is extremely dominant in this cultural catalogue where artists from all over the world pick active sports as a source of inspiration in colour choices, stripes and patterns, material research and subject matter. It shows how the two domains of art and sport can grow together and become a new hybrid, lending aesthetic keys and notions of social change from each other. Today young football players are trained together with young dancers, to teach the sportsmen grace and lightness and the dancers strategy and perseverance. It exemplifies the fact that the healthy concept of body and soul is a major lifestyle phenomenon; integrating activewear and active behaviour into all aspects of society.
$175 for current Trend Union book clients
$250 general admission
-10% discount for bookings of 4+
bonus: includes Li’s new A/W 2017-18 fashion & textiles audiovisual!!