WHO'S IN TOWN?
PATRICK LACEY:

WHY WE ARE HERE AND WHAT WE ARE DOING?

SALT BEYOĞLU

APRIL 22, 2011 18.30 – 19.30

Patrick Lacey is a graphic designer belonging to the Åbäke collective, which is based in London. He will speak about Åbäke’s latest works and the design of Ha Za Vu Zu’s book.

Åbäke (Patrick Lacey, Benjamin Reichen, Kajsa Ståhl and Maki Suzuki) met at the Royal College of Art and have lived and worked in London since 2000. Åbäke is co-founder of the record and fashion label Kitsuné (2001), the architectural production Sexymachinery (2000-2008), parasite restaurant Trattoria (2003); and, more recently, the publishing structure Dent-De-Leone (2009), museum project Victoria & alferD (2010) and investigation group Suzuki åffice (2010). Åbäke’s current & past collaborators include: Maison Martin Margiela, Hussein Chalayan, Peter Jensen, Ann-Sofie Back, Ryan Gander, Aurélien Froment, Francis Upritchard, Martino Gamper, Anne Hardy, Apolonija Sustersic, Matt Stokes, Ella Gibbs, Amy Plant, Johanna Billing, Shez Daawood, Benoit Maire, Per Hüttner, Elias Arner, Elio Caccavale, Dune & Raby, Eline McGeorge, Ha Za Vu Zu, Marie Lund, Nina Beier, Alex Rich, Shumon Basar, Markus Miessen, Bettina Komenda, Tuomas Toivonen, A Camp, Daft Punk, Air, The Cardigans, Freeform five, Etiene Daho, Capitol K, Blood Music, Paperhats, British Council, Royal College of Art, Central Saint Martins, Riba, Scabal, Iaspis, Hollybush Gardens, South London Gallery, Stanley Picker Gallery, Serpentine Gallery, Nifca, Outset, Gasworks, Arnolfini, The Filmshop, Ibid Projects, Friends of Arnold Circus, Bishopsgate Institute, Iittala, Simap, London Underground, Zabludowicz collection, Fordham Gallery, Croy Nielsen, Bart Wells Institute, Källemo, Design Museum, Museum of Finnish Architecture, Victoria & Albert Museum, Leilas shop, Yuri Suzuki.

The conversation will be held in English.
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