February 9, 2023

PHOTO COURTESY OF LOUIS VUITTON

In celebration of Louis Vuitton’s bicentennial birthday, a tremendous variety of imaginative trunks had been created by 200 visionaries as a part of the #LV200 undertaking. Now, you’ll have the prospect to verify all of them out within the flesh as 200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries: The Exhibition makes its approach to Singapore this April.

Following its debut in Asnières, France, the travelling exhibition will make its first worldwide cease on our sunny shores at Marina Bay Sands, the place guests can uncover the creations up shut inside an ephemeral presentation house.

A tribute to the French maison’s revolutionary legacy, the exhibition will showcase the unique and distinctive items that had been created in collaboration with a mosaic of abilities from all walks of life, together with BTS, Fornasetti, Lego and Supreme, simply to call just a few.

Every visionary personalised a metaphorical canvas 50 cm by 50 cm by 100 cm, roughly the identical dimensions because the emblematic Louis Vuitton trunk that Vuitton created within the 1850s, making it their very own with summary ideas and dreamlike expressions.

The #LV200 undertaking stays a completely philanthropic endeavor the place the artists have directed all their charges to fifteen charitable organisations throughout 13 nations, chosen for his or her concentrate on uplifting younger individuals by way of their inventive endeavours.

On the finish of the travelling exhibition, the trunks shall be offered at public sale by Sotheby’s in December 2022, with all proceeds going to a scholarship program to bridge inequality gaps.

At 200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries: The Exhibition, guests will begin their journey in a briefing room panelled in LED screens and transfer by way of devoted areas with interactive options, together with a robot-trunk and trunks staggered at numerous heights stacked upon their assigned transport crates.

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Dive into realms of creativity within the totally different immersive areas the place objects, video interviews and books shall be on show, alongside an audio speakeasy with a 200-track jukebox trunk, designed by British music producer and DJ, Benji B.

Able to take all of it in? The 200 Trunks, 200 Visionaries: The Exhibition will run from 4 April to 27 April 2022 on the Marina Bay Sands Occasion Plaza from 6pm to 10pm on the primary day, and subsequently from 10 AM to 10 PM every day.

The exhibition is free for all, and registration opens by way of this hyperlink from 1 April 2022.

For extra info, do go to LOUISVUITTON.com

PHOTO COURTESY OF LOUIS VUITTON