Palace Skateboards x The Tate London
Palace are invited to reimagine British art into a new range of skateboard decks
After the recent £45m redesign, London art gallery The Tate are working to reach out to an audience slightly younger and more diverse than usual. They've just linked up with Warp Records for a programme of installation and performance events involving creatives such as Hudson Mohawke, Rustie, Oneohtrix Point Never and Jeremy Deller - Palace Skateboards are also involved and they've gone and reinterpreted some incredible British art onto a new range of decks.
Palace's main man Lev Tanju points his VHS camera to the apocalyptic painting of 19th century romanticist John Martin, then projects that footage onto and through a nearby bust sculpture. Lev then seeks out various interesting details within the photographs of the projection, applying them to an entirely new and refreshing series of skateboard decks.
If you're in London, the bi-monthly Late at Tate series of Friday night events continue.