The Art of Ping Pong goes batty for charity
We’ve rolled out The Art of Ping Pong 2014 charity auction, which sees artists and illustrators use bats as their canvas, and we’re delighted that Design Week have featured the project!
“Crispin Finn, Pete Fowler, Alec Doherty and Edward Carvalho-Monaghan are among more than 20 illustrators involved.
This year lots of them have played with the form of the bat, which has become variously a frying pan with an egg in it, a nest of keyboards, a tree bearing ping pong fruits and many other things.
An auction will start here on 31 October and all profits will go to BBC Children in Need.
Before the bats are whisked off to their buyer’s homes, you’ll be able to go and see them at an exhibition, where on 6 November there’s a chance to play ping pong and drink beer. A limited-edition publication will also be made available on the night. It has been printed by Empress Litho on Munken Pure Rough (by Arctic Paper) and includes artist photography by Vanya Du Toit…”
Read the full feature on Design Week