Located in Snagov, Romania, the Monastery Complex is a place of worship for the monks of the Order of Barefoot Carmelites – a contemplative monk order known for its austerity. It has been desired to be a concept – inspired from the Romanian traditional architecture but reconsidered, modernized and adapted to current needs.
The Bucharest-based graphic artist and creative director Ghica Popa, continues with the sneakers series interpreted in his distinctive style – easily recognized by the mixture of robots, industrial rivets, square space vehicles and strange characters.
Included are recent pairs like the Adidas Stan Smith, Adidas Equipment, Adidas Superstar, Nike MAG, Nike Air Max 1 & 95 OG, the Air Max 90 Infrared and Air Max 180 x size?.
The 56th International Art Exhibition will run 9th May to 22nd November 2015 and will take place at the Giardini, the Arsenale and in various locations across the city of Venice, Italy.
The Romanian Pavilion, curated by Mihai Pop, will showcase Darwin’s Room, an exhibition of paintings by Adrian Ghenie organized across three rooms—according to the original interior architecture of the Pavilion (from 1938) — and will comprise a specific theme for each of these rooms: The Tempest, The Portrait Gallery (Self-portrait as Charles Darwin), and The Dissonances of History.
Rokolectiv is one of Romania’s key events for abstract electronic music. This year, the festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with 4 days of performances, installations, screenings and educational events taking place at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC) and at Halele Carol – an industrial heritage building turned into an arts venue.
It’s been an adventurous, strenuous, yet highly entertaining journey, with over 250 legendary and upcoming artists shaping the trends in sound, music, and related visual arts invited to perform in Bucharest over the years.
Bucharest-based graphic designer and dear friend Ghica Popa, has just reimagined five popular New Balance collaborations into illustrations of quirky vehicles. Included are recent pairs like the New Balance MT580 “Alpine Guide” from West NYC, the “C-Note” CNCPTS x NB 998, the incredibly exclusive New Balance 998 “Tassie Devil” from the Sneaker Freaker team, the Kith “Daytona” 1600 and the La MJC x Undefeated x colette MT580.