In a new interview supported by Colossal Members, Jeroen Smeets dives into the story behind The Jaunt, a journey mission that he primarily based in 2013. Since then, the mission has despatched better than 70 artists to new areas spherical the globe—areas are wide-ranging, spanning from Helsinki to Los Angeles to Caye Caulker, Belize—with the objective of producing a single, hand-pulled screenprint.
We try to not data or give an extreme quantity of building for his or her journey. And that’s what I imagine makes this mission distinctive. Usually, artists journey to rearrange exhibitions, work on a particular mission, paint murals, nevertheless not usually are they going to a spot with the sole aim of discovering new inspiration.
On this dialog with Colossal editor-in-chief Christopher Jobson, Smeets recounts The Jaunt’s first-ever collaboration, just a few of the gorgeous experiences to return out of the artists’ excursions, and what’s subsequent for the ongoing mission.
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