Friday, January 22, 2010

FUN-niture: Co_Create with Ricardo Deocareza


Artist: Ricardo Deocareza

Artist's comments:

At first sight, I was really impressed with the shape and the color of the Revolt chair. The first thing that crossed my mind was to create a black and white artwork, a graphic type (silhouette) of painting with just black color the gives contrast to the pearl white color of the chair. Next, I thought of painting something that embraces or symbolizes Dubai and it's culture, so, I came up with the artwork you see here.

The backrest represents the developments and progressions of the city; We know the fact that right now the tallest building in the world is in Dubai. The seat represents the local people.

Since I am having fun living in Dubai, I call my creation the FUN-niture...

I would like to thank Ahrend for giving us the opportunity to unleash our creativity...looking forward to the next event.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Gradient: Co_Create with Maja Kozel

Artwork: Gradient

Artist: Maja Kozel

Artist's Comments:

Shifting places; from Europe to Asia ending up in the desert of the Emirates.
Impressions of cultures, life experience which becomes a gradient of endeavors.

Life is slipping through our fingers, like fine sand flowing over the tops of the sand dunes.
Stream of emotions as a fast current to the last drop dripping from your coffee machine.
Trying to escape the grey repetitive reality, drifting and dreaming away on a bright white cloud.

Monday, January 18, 2010

Delivery of your artworks

We are pleased to announce that we have commenced the delivery of your Revolt artworks, co_created during the Ahrend’s “Unleash the Creative Monster” event last December.

So far Maja and Milena have received their chairs and you will be receiving yours too in the coming days.

There are 40 chairs to be delivered and I am personally putting them in my car that has limited storage capacity. As I will be delivering 1 chair a day it will take me 40 working days to finish the job so I thank you for your patience.

You might be interested (as we are) to know about the concepts behind the artworks people created that night. That is why we have started this blog. In the coming days this blog will be updated with interesting stories and once a new post has been published, we will let you know.

Finally we are planning the second edition of the “Unleash the Creative Monster “event that we will announce here. Therefore please visit this blog from time to time.

On behalf of the Ahrend team,