One month before Wheels and Waves 2018 and ARTRIDE V opening !
World hot spot for artists & performers, ARTRIDE 2018 will focus this year on more than twelve artists…
> The one who today has become a universal and undisputed reference of the custom culture, Shinya Kimura, will come back and exhibit one of his latest achievements.
> His compatriot Toshiyuki “Cheetah” Osawa, meanwhile, will come from Tokyo for the first time in Europe, and he will also present one of his masterpiece.
> From westcoast, L.A. mural artist Robert Vargas will perform in the pure tradition of East L.A. during the opening on June the 14th in the presence of his old friends skaters Tony Alva and Steve Caballero.
> Concerning photography, for the first time at the same venue, the works of Yan Morvan (Blousons Noirs and Race with the Devil) & Alberto Garcia Alix, member of Wheels and Waves family, who will exhibit in the Darkroom, original vintage prints about the Spanish biker scene of the 80s.
> An exceptional subject about the origins of the Basque Coast surf highlighted by Joel de Rosnay, making us the honor of being the Official Godfather of the Wheels and Waves 7th edition.
> Surfing always, past and present will be linked through the work, in the 70’s, of Australian John Witzig and Californian surfer JJ Wessels for his contemporary vision.
> A tribute will also be paid to Dean Moon & Shige Suganuma through the project MOONEYES EXCELLENCE and its author Cyrill Arino, accompanied by Adrian Lopez.
> At the crossroads of skateboarding, surfing and motorcycling, Filippo Fiumani, Patrick Katzman, Project RPO photos will be as well showcased as other surprises & live performances…
>> Hidden in the heart of the Spanish Basque country, Artride will be held for the 5th time at Casa Ciriza in the port of Pasaia.
© Joel de Rosnay
© Yan Morvan
© Filippo Fiumani
© JJ Wessels by Dane Peterson