IdleBeats Print Art Studio 爱豆笔此版画艺术工作室

Who's IdleBeats?
IdleBeats is the first independent print art studio in China, founded in 2009 and ran by Shanghai-based artists Nini Sum(China) and Gregor Koerting(Germany). The duo aims to bring original, affordable and soulful art to China also worldwide, their posters and prints have attracted a wide range of fans and collectors worldwide as well as attention from global medias such as BBC and CNN.

Not only just print makers, Nini and Gregor are both experienced all-rounder artists who also create illustrations, album art, oil paintings, comic books, sculptures, installations and never stop reaching hands to experimental and innovative art projects. They have made posters for musicians and bands like Motorhead, Melvins, Handsome Furs, been invited to crossover projects and live art performance by brands such as Vans, Casio, Uniqlo and Red Bull Music Academy. They've had exhibition and art fairs across the world, the recent ones include Druck Berlin Festival and Art Print Asia Exhibition Sydney.


What IdleBeats Do?
1) Print Art Creation and Production
IdleBeats duo creates and handpulls silkscreen prints in limited edition, they never stop challenging themselves with printing experiments and artist self-criticism on every creation.

2) Graphic Art and More
IdleBeats specialize in hand-drawn art creations, the duo has rich experience in poster art, advertising illustration, canvas painting, wall painting, installations, sculpturing and all kinds of art format.

Selected Clients: Nokia, Umbro, Graniph, Tiger, Remy Martin, Sugus, Red Bull.

3) Live Printing Event Hosting
The studio collaborates with brands and agencies to host live screen printing stalls at events, inviting people to have a fun and educational printing experience on T-shirts, posters and tote bags on site.

Selected Clients: Volcom, Kiehl's, G-SHOCK, Vans.

4) Music & Art Event Visual Creation
IdleBeats works with musicians, record labels, bands, promoters and music festivals to create gig posters, album covers, mural paintings and event VI materials.

Selected Musicians and Events: Melvins, Handsome Furs, Reeperbahn Music Festival(Germany), CAMERA JAPAN Film Festival(Japan/Netherlands), China Drifting Festival(China/Switzerland).

5) Workshops

6) Exhibition and Culture Exchange Activities
IdleBeats are often invited to exhibitions and art fairs locally and internationally, representing the emerging creative culture from China.

Selected Exhibitions and Fairs:
Art Print Asia Exhibition (2014, Sydney Australia),
Chinese Spring II (2014, Stieglitz19, Antwerp Belgium),
Druck Berlin Festival (2013, Berlin Germany),
IdleBeats Poster Art Show (2011, Shanghai China),

Fair and Exhibition invitation please email info[at]idlebeats.com



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IdleBeats是谁?
IdleBeats(爱豆笔此)是中国首家独立版画艺术工作室,由居住在上海的艺术家Nini Sum(中国)和Gregor Koerting(德国)创立于2009年并独立运营至今。IdleBeats二人组致力于平面艺术创作和丝网版画制作,是国内"创+造"合一的丝网版画工作室的开创者和领军人。他们手工丝印的海报和艺术版画受到世界各地艺术爱好者的喜爱和收藏,并获得BBC, CNNgo等国内外媒体的广泛报道。

Nini和Gregor也是经验丰富的街头和架上艺术家,二人的创作领域涵盖插画、壁画、雕塑、涂鸦、音乐海报、专辑封面等等,曾多次受邀与Vans, Casio, Uniqlo, Red Bull等品牌合作进行艺术创作或现场艺术表演,也和Motorhead, Melvins, Handsome Furs等音乐人及厂牌合作创作唱片和海报艺术品。不仅在国内多次举办作品展,IdleBeats也在国际独立版画界小有名气,曾多次受邀参加Art Print Asia(澳大利亚), Druck Berlin Festival等世界各地的艺术展览和文化交流活动。


IdleBeats做什么
1) 独立版画创作+制作
IdleBeats双人组独立创作并手工丝网印刷版画作品,每幅作品都限量及签署编号。

2) 平面及各类型艺术创作
IdleBeats双人组有丰富的艺术实践经验,创作领域包括:平面插画、书籍插图、墙面壁画、装置艺术、即兴艺术等。
部分合作品牌: Nokia, Umbro, Graniph, Tiger, Remy Martin, Sugus, Red Bull

3) 现场丝网印刷秀
与品牌、主办方、创意机构等合作举办现场丝网印刷秀及教学活动,于音乐节、品牌发布、艺术节等现场互动印制海报、T恤、环保袋。
部分合作品牌: Volcom, Kiehl's, G-SHOCK, Vans

4) 音乐及艺术活动相关视觉
音乐人、乐队、厂牌、音乐节,以及电影节、文化交流活动等都是IdleBeats合作的对象。创作果实包括演出海报、专辑封套、场地壁画和活动推广视觉材料等。
部分合作音乐人及活动: Melvins, Handsome Furs, Reeperbahn Music Festival(德国), CAMERA JAPAN Film Festival(日本/荷兰), China Drifting Festival(中国/瑞士)

5) 展览和文化交流活动
IdleBeats经常受邀参加本地和国际的艺术展、文化节等,向世界展示崛起的中国原创势力。

过往展览:
Art Print Asia Exhibition (2014, Newsagency Gallery 澳大利亚悉尼),
Chinese Spring II (2014, Stieglitz19 比利时安特未普),
Druck Berlin Festival (2013, Druck Berlin 德国柏林),
IdleBeats Poster Art Show (2011, Foundry Gallery 中国上海).

展览邀请请发送邮件至: info@idlebeats.com


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Photos by Benoit Florencon