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Skate Study – More Than a Sport

If you grew up in the 90’s, there is no way you don’t know Tony Hawk. The legendary skateboarder not only innovated the sport (looking at you, 900) but has a video game series to which spoke to a whole new crowd of people. In 2002, he also established the Tony Hawk Foundation to promote […]

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The Skateroom Tate Art Exhibitions March

Upcoming Exhibitions – March

 We love art – that’s kind of our thing. We would love to go to every single exhibition, but sadly, that’s just not possible. Instead, each month we are choosing 5 exhibitions that we are really excited about. If you get a chance to go, you should, and send us a picture too while you’re […]

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Warhol’s Soup Cans: Art or Not?

Ever since the first public appearance, Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans have (pardon the pun) stirred controversy. The iconic series has, both, been hailed as a masterpiece and denounced as an outrage. How could these cans have brought about such chaos in the art world? When the 32 Campbell’s Soup Cans were first exhibited, they […]

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Keith Haring’s Legacy – 30 Years On

February 16th marked the 30th anniversary of Keith Haring’s death. After all this time, there is one thing to us that’s clear: Haring is still as popular as ever. Haring was a true original within the art world. His work grew to popularity from his spontaneous drawings in New York City subways, chalk outlines of […]

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Jenny Holzer – The Power of Words

“I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.” Jenny Holzer Jenny Holzer is an American neo-conceptual artist that rose to prominence in the 1980s. At the forefront of the feminist movement, alongside fellow artists such as Barbara Kruger, Holzer’s text based work delivers messages and ideas in […]

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The Skateroom ChangeNOW Summit Paris Grand Palais

ChangeNOW 2020

The Skateroom is headed to Paris for the ChangeNOW Summit, the largest gathering for positive impact in the world. From the 30th January to the 1st of February, we have the pleasure of being among the leading actors for change welcomed at the Grand Palais, to present solutions to some of the world’s most pressing […]

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Call for Projects: Belgium

Following last year’s Bruxsel Project, we are thrilled to be launching our second call for projects. Are you running social skateboarding activities in Belgium? Would you like to start a social skate project in Belgium? Are you looking for funding? We want to hear from you! The Skateroom is calling all organizations with a social […]

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The Skateroom Art for Social Impact Decathlon Vision

Decathlon Vision 2030

In December, we were privileged to participate in the Decathlon Vision 2030 for the co-inspire phase. Our founder, Charles-Antoine Bodson, had the opportunity to discuss why a business should have a positive impact on a human and societal level. Thank you very much for having us, Jens De Boeck and the rest of the Decathlon […]

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Andy Warhol: The Flower Series

  The Flower series is one of Andy Warhol’s most successful projects. A departure from his usual representation of brands, the series is based on a photograph of hibiscus blossoms that he found in a magazine titled Modern Photography. According to art critic David Bourdon, Warhol’s vibrant manipulation of colors produces a floating effect in […]

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Judy Chicago, The Artist Critics Love to Hate

Critically acclaimed and highly controversial, Judy Chicago is a unique artist in the contemporary art world. Known as the artist that ‘critics love to hate’, her work is a precursor to the rise of feminism within the arts. Since the 70s, she has been a strong advocate for women’s rights, both, as an activist and […]

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