KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM
KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM
KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM
KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM
KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM
KALEIDOSCOPE x #GUCCIGRAM

KALEIDOSCOPE was invited to select some of the most interesting new-generation artists active in Asia today for #GucciGram, a new online project by GUCCI, curated by Creative Director Alessandro Michele.

Artists were asked to bring a fresh perspective to the #GucciTian, an ornate and colorful pattern derived from early Buddhist banner paintings that is at the core of Gucci’s new collection.

The artists selected by KALEIDOSCOPE to “remix” the #GucciTian are: Cheng Ran, whose contribution marked the kick-off of the project; Kong Lingnan; Aaajiao; Chen Wei; Tianzhuo Chen; and Wu Tsang.

Though their approaches and chosen media vary widely, these young practitioners similarly treat cultural content as a raw material, either retaining the pattern’s literal status as scenery or playfully merging methods and references.