Last night as part of UP&COMING, a four day event showcasing a fresh generation of international artists and art/fashion collaborations. The KOD Prize was awarded to joint winners Suzanne Moxhay and Micosch Holland by Sue Webster.
Created to support emerging artists the KOD Prize includes an award of £2000 to the winning artist/s to support their artistic practice + the 22 artworks shortlisted for the KOD Prize are on public display from today to March 16th,
The KOD Prize judging panel,was made up of leading British artists and art luminaries:
Jake and Dinos Chapman, Keith Coventry, Simon English, Sarah Kent,Polly Morgan, Jessica Voorsanger,Mat Collishaw, Machicko Edmondson (Aka Cyan Dee), Barnaby Hoskings, Edward Lucie-Smith, Simon Patterson, Sue Webster and Tim Noble.
Also featured are limited edition fashion items, commissioned as part of Kids of Dada’s ‘Signed by the Artist’ collection. Developed with emerging visual artists and KOD collective, this fashion range combines contemporary artworks and innovative design to produce unique and individual fashion pieces. The range is now available exclusively at UP&COMING and online at kidsofdada.com.
“Because art impacts so much of our lives, we created UP&COMING to support gifted emerging artists and to nurture the creative relationship between art and fashion. By developing Kids of Dada’s art/fashion collaborations we want to make it easier to discover new talent by reinventing the classic fashion t-shirt as a piece of art”
– Maria Raposo, Managing Director, Kids of Dada
Hoxton Gallery at the Arch, 9 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, E2 8AA. UP&COMING Day Opening Times: 10:00 – 20:00, 15th-16th March
Kids of Dada (www.kidsofdada.com) curates contemporary art and limited edition fashion from around the world. Our online gallery features unique artworks from emerging artists and respected galleries, covering a range of mediums and prices. Our original works, exclusive prints and limited edition fashion can be delivered to any destination worldwide.
Read FAD’s Interview with Maria Raposo MD Kids of Dada HERE