The Roger Ballen x The Skateroom launch @ Famous

19 July 2018

With skateboard decks by Ai Wei Wei, Andy Warhol, Shepard Fairey, Jean-Michel Basquiat and Nobuyoshi Araki and Roger Ballen Famous is proud to present The Skateroom. The company collaborates with a selection of internationally renowned artist to create the most amazing skateboard decks. While doing this they support the NGO Skateistan: an award-winning international non-profit organization that uses skateboarding and education for youth empowerment.

One of the latest new collaboration was with South-African artist Roger Ballen. The collection of new limited edition skateboard decks by Roger Ballen was launched at our gallery on November 25th at a spectacular opening event. It was a double event with Reflex Art Gallery where Roger Ballen’s exhibition Ballenesque – A Retrospective opened. The festive evening was part of the Amsterdam Art Weekend and took place in presence of the artist. A book signing and artist interview in conversation with Wim van Sinderen was part of the event.

The limited edition skateboard decks by Roger Ballen include collaborations with South-African band Die Antwoord and Paul McCarthy. Check out the products in our shop!

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