Monday, March 30, 2015

Save The Date

In line with Cities Boutique's drive to encourage and support artists and designers, the region's pioneering art and design concept store will host an in-store exhibition of works by Greek-American artist Fotis Gerakis showcasing skateboard art form in the boutique.

The purpose of the exhibition is to encourage viewers to discover the world of art that often resides within the realm of design.Fotis Gerakis' skateboard art focuses on contrast, mastery of the self, fantasy, objectification, and desire, making his urban style artwork worthy of further examination.

Fotis Gerakis is a lifelong artist whose previous creations include endless experimentations.He has been educated, lived, and traveled around the world.Within his professional career, his motion graphic and art direction work was awarded multiple times with prestigious Emmy and Telly awards, and he also received a silver BDA/PROMAX award.He has taught at the university level and he was also one of the co-founders of a successful design firm based in Riyadh and Beirut, where he helped influence the design trends of the region.

This exhibition aims to introduce the art of Fotis Gerakis to the public while encouraging new forms of artistic expression.His debut is part of a series of events that Cities has planned in order to further the education and exposure of viewers to the endless forms of art and design available.

Date   : 19 April - 29 April, 2015

Venue: Galleria Mall, Dubai, UAE.

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