Next Saturday something pretty awesome will be going down. At 5PM, Seventy Juta will be hosting the first ever South African Popobe design exhibition. I'm lucky enough to be one of the artists invited to create a giant bear and a little companion for him. Here's the low down:
"Ke Ai presents Popo.Me Exhibition in collaboration with Deconstruction Events at 70 Juta the new Design Quater in Braamfontein. An exhibition by 12 Creatives customizing 12 x 30" Popobe Bears and 12 x 15" Popobe bears.
Hilton Qiu Ryan Busta Boltoon Rasty Knayles Inger Faerch Dan Apter (Flikkerr) Ben Rausch Chinxxx Mr Alpha Tamara Osso Philip Davies Claudia Morgado and Eric Wright Andre Chasqueira
The custom Bears will be on sale
Super Awesome Afterparty at 73 Juta Street from 8:30pm featuring THE FROWN, DOUBLE ADAPTER, DESTRUKTO and CASIOHEART.
Afterparty Pre-sale tickets: R 40 includes a 3" white popobe bear (limited numbers) Afterparty Door R 50
Presale tickets available at: Ke Ai (011) 486-2972 AWARE (70 Juta) Post (70 Juta) Design Is A Good Idea (44 Stanley Road)"