A place of inspiration, where our love of art, skateboarding and social change weave together through the medium of storytelling.
Mouthwatering & socially-engaged! Wayne THIEBAUD’s skateboard art collection is a bittersweet nostalgia for Americana culture.
THE SKATEROOM, is proud to present the limited edition Wayne THIEBAUD collection, produced in partnership with the Fondation Beyeler and Acquavella Galleries, in aid of Concrete Jungle Foundation’s EduSkate programs around the world.
A conversation with Nestor Judkins, professional skateboarder & founder of Salad Days
As our collaboration with Henry TAYLOR commits 10% of revenue to Salad Days of Skateboarding’s Pakistan skatepark build, we speak with its founder and pro skater Nestor Judkins.
Becoming the change in 2022!
2022 was our biggest year yet. One incredible collaboration after the next. We want to thank all our partners, and you, our community, for becoming the change this year.
Woah. We really went overboard in 2022 – reliving our year in collaborations
Actually, looking back, we are a little shocked by how many new collaborations there were in 2022. Some of the most exciting emerging artists, and a selection of world-renowned legends, joined THE SKATEROOM’s mission to create social change this year. Here’s what you might have missed.
This is a call to action! What happened at Impact Week, EVPA.
At EVPA earlier this month, our Founder, Charles-Antoine Bodson, took the stage alongside Concrete Jungle Foundation’s Clement Taquet, and Tom Critchley, PhD who wrote a thesis about the social impact of skateboarding, to tell a story. A story of art, skate and social change.
The Gregor HILDEBRANDT Collection has dropped.
Gregor HILDEBRANDT releases 10 unique music-inspired skateboard artworks, plus limited edition collection, with THE SKATEROOM.
10% for you. 10% for change.
From now until 15th December we will be giving 10% off to you, in addition to that 10% for change.
You can now watch ‘The Invincible Summer’ documentary online!
A mobile skatepark in Athens, a group of young people teaching refugee children to skate, a camera following their journey. A political, sensitive, redeeming short documentary that talks about the small utopias forming in the heart of contemporary societies in turmoil.
Celebrating Henry Taylor: B Side with new limited skateboard editions with MOCA.
In the artist’s inaugural collaboration with THE SKATEROOM, three limited skateboard editions (a solo, triptych and pentaptych) are being released to raise support for Skateboarding Pakistan’s construction of the country’s first skatepark. The collection is released on November 6th in tandem with MOCA’s Henry Taylor: B Side show, the most extensive museum presentation of Henry Taylor’s work to date.
The World’s First Recycled Plastic Skatepark by Cuba Skate
Our recent Edward HOPPER collection proudly raised sponsorship for the incredible work of Cuba Skate, a social-skate NGO from Havana. Their latest initiative, an all-recycled plastic skatepark, is beginning. We had to know more.
Taking New York with Edward HOPPER Collection with Whitney Museum & ARS
The inaugural Edward HOPPER skateboard collection features three open editions featuring City Roofs, Early Sunday Morning and Manhattan Bridge – showing the Big Apple from the perspective of America’s legendary realist artist.
The legend that is Keith HARING returns for most iconic skateboard art collection to date
The 2022 Keith Haring Collection by THE SKATEROOM comprises seven new artworks on skateboards – three triptychs and four solos – released 22nd September.
The jungles of Jules DE BALINCOURT come to life in THE SKATEROOM’s latest collection.
After 8th September’s launch at THE SKATEROOM Gallery (Brussels, BE), today Jules de Balincourt’s first collection with THE SKATEROOM is live on our website.
You’re invited! Jules DE BALINCOURT at THE SKATEROOM Gallery
Brussels Gallery Weekend, 8-12 September, is one of the hottest dates on the Belgian art calendar. For THE SKATEROOM, it’s time to go big or go home – which is the same thing in this case, ‘cus Brussels is our home…
Celebrating 77 years of iconoclastic genius, with artist Paul McCARTHY
From giant inflatable buttplugs to tearing Trump a new one, it’s been a wild ride since we hooked up with Paul McCARTHY back in 2016. Here’s to many more years to come!
Summer Survival Kit: Editions to let the light into your home
So it’s summer, you’re throwing a BBQ, somebody’s brought a friend you don’t really know. On the way to the kitchen, you pass each other and, disaster(!), you have to make small talk. If only you had a conversation-worthy skateboard art edition hanging in your home. Well, we’ve collected together a few of our hotter hangers to save your soiree, just in time.
Why just building skateparks isn’t enough! – THE SKATEROOM PODCAST 002
Concrete Jungle Foundation are experts in building skateboarding infrastructure all over the world. But they know that to really make lasting social change, you have to go further…
The wait is over. Our 2021 Activity Report has landed.
Every year THE SKATEROOM publishes an Activity Report. What is this fascinating thing? We hear you ask. How can I get my hands on it? We hear you cry. Well, we’re here to answer all those questions and more right now. And sorry to keep you waiting, we know you’ve been queuing for hours.
‘The Invincible Summer’ documentary premiere in Athens
‘The Invincible Summer’ – a deep dive into the work of Free Movement Skateboarding, an Athens-based NGO empowering migrant and local youth in Greece through skateboarding – will premiere on 12th July at Metaphor in Athens.
Does the world really need another podcast?
Episode One in the new THE SKATEROOM Podcast is here, featuring Will Ascott, Co-Founder of Free Movement Skateboarding.
Cindy SHERMAN’s hand-signed skateboard editions – just dropped!
THE SKATEROOM drops a pair of skateboard triptych editions (50 hand-signed of each) depicting two of the photographic artist Cindy SHERMAN’s most legendary artworks, with 10% of all revenue going towards Free Movement Skateboarding in Greece.
The second Yoshitomo NARA skateboard art collection is here!
It’s official! The Japanese artist best known for his powerful portraits with eyes that appear simultaneously sweet & sinister, has released four new editions in aid of the award-winning international NGO, Skateistan, under THE SKATEROOM’s social impact business model.
We came. We saw. We shred.
Looking back on our Weekend of Art, Skate and Social Change – one thing is clear: you had to be there.
Black women at the heart of South African skateboarding: ‘Island Gals’
Karabo MOOKI’s photo series documents the women of color pushing the new soul of skateboarding in South Africa
New Louise BOURGEOIS collection empowers women through skateboarding and art
Today marks the release of one of our most exciting collections to date: 4 limited-run skateboard art pieces (100 per edition) addressing themes of femininity and struggle, with 10% of all revenue supporting Skateistan’s empowerment and education of young girls all over the world.
YOU ARE INVITED! A weekend of ART, SKATE and SOCIAL CHANGE – April 27-29th in Brussels!
From April 27, THE SKATEROOM welcomes you to our Brussels HQ and GALLERY for an activation which will create lasting social change in Morocco, through skateboarding.
Manifesting Mazunte: Elliot Stone is empowering kids at Oaxaca’s new skatepark
Ever felt like you were floating through life? Like one moment all was clear, and the next you were drifting out to sea? Elliot did.
Knowledge born on the streets: StreetwiZe empowers street-dwelling children through a very unique business model
We at THE SKATEROOM are big fans of StreetwiZe. The work this Belgium-born, globally-operating, organization does to empower children on the streets through education is inspiring to say the least.
Leaving Afghanistan: Three Women Starting New Lives after the Taliban
Over the eight years we’ve been funding Skateistan’s mission to educate young people around the world through skateboarding, a lot has changed. Immense growth, thousands of smiling faces, and even an Oscar-winning documentary. But no change has been so dramatic as the one that took place in August 2021, when Taliban forces seized control of Afghanistan once again. The Taliban is making the future of woman in Afghanistan uncertain.
Meeting Jago Stock, the 19-year-old filmmaker documenting Jamaica’s flourishing skate scene.
His two older siblings were born in India, a country that he’s visited often, and he never travels without a deck – or his camera. In June 2021, his twin passions came together in the most intense trip of his life: a six week volunteer placement in Jamaica. Arriving at Kingston’s new Freedom Skatepark (a Concrete Jungle Foundation project which THE SKATEROOM funded back in 2020), Jago started teaching photography, skating and set about filming for what would become the sensational Freedom To Flourish documentary. Had he imagined what community he would find growing in the midst of a global pandemic? We wanted to find out.
Dropped! “READY TO ARTICULATE” by Mark GONZALES
THE SKATEROOM’s extremely-limited, hand-touched pieces – by ‘the most influential skateboarder of all time’ – is now LIVE!
Robin Rhode unveiling new artwork during Brussels Gallery Weekend
Three is the magic number. In this, our third collaboration with Rhode, we once again unite the artist with award-winning international organization Skateistan under THE SKATEROOM’s social entrepreneurship model. 10% of all revenue from this collection will go directly and without restriction to operations at the Johannesburg skatepark we helped build back in 2016.
Sealing our Partnership with Concrete Jungle Foundation
We’re celebrating a new turn in our collaboration with Concrete Jungle Foundation NGO and sealing a new formal partnership to support their growth.