In a new interview supported by Colossal Members, Jeroen Smeets dives into the story behind The Jaunt, a journey challenge that he based in 2013. Since then, the challenge has despatched greater than 70 artists to new locations across the globe—places are wide-ranging, spanning from Helsinki to Los Angeles to Caye Caulker, Belize—with the aim of manufacturing a single, hand-pulled screenprint.
We attempt to not information or give an excessive amount of construction for his or her journey. And that is what I believe makes this challenge distinctive. Normally, artists journey to arrange exhibitions, work on a selected challenge, paint murals, however not often are they going to a spot with the only objective of discovering new inspiration.
On this dialog with Colossal editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson, Smeets recounts The Jaunt’s first-ever collaboration, a few of the shocking experiences to come back out of the artists’ excursions, and what’s subsequent for the continued challenge.
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