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Paul McCarthy

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The products

The products

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Our most ambitious collaboration to date has to be with American artist Paul McCarthy.

The artist selected 10 of his famous PROPO photographs for a limited edition collection of skateboards.

Through this collection, we wanted to entirely finance the building of Skateistan’s first skate school in Johannesburg.

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The first 35 editions of Paul McCarthy’s collection come in exclusive custom-built flight cases with an extra 11th propo hand signed by the artist.

Each flight case collector will be sent an original film by Paul McCarthy and his son Damon, once it is completed. The film will chronicle the project from production of the boards to the completion of the Johannesburg facility.

WTT 2016

WTT 2016

Thanks to Paul McCarthy’s enthusiasm for our project, we managed to raise $ 250,000 to finance the construction of Skateistan’s new skate school in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Paul McCarthy additionally donated a bronze statue for the skate school, taken from the mannequins he set up in the MoMA Design store for the official launch of our collaboration

A video produced by Highsnobiety showcasing the life of a Skateistan student in Johannesburg

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