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Beijing Design Week 2013: Salon/BJ

Beijing Design Week 2013: Salon/BJ

SALON/ is a platform for design, fashion, art and culture where both young emerging talents and established designers and artists present their work. During Beijing Design Week (26 September - 3 October 2013), SALON/ will relocate to the neighbourhood of Dashilar. Various locations in this traditional hutong will be the setting for installations by sixteen Dutch designers as well as by Chinese designers and artists. SALON/BJ aims to stimulate interaction between the designers, residents, visitors and space, in which the process and the experience are central.

Dutch participants SALON/BJ for BJDW: Chris Kabel, NOMAN, Klaas Kuiken, Dieter Volkers, Sander Wassink, Ernst van der Hoeven, Frank Bruggeman, Eric Roelen, Femke de Vries, Conny Groenewegen, Desiree Hammen, Borre Akkersdijk, rENs, Elisa van Joolen, Jan Rothuizen

Chinese Participants SALON/BJ for BJDW: Lava , Petrofsky & Ramone, Biin Shen, CYJO, Li Yongling, Nathan Zhang charity & design, Hutopolis, Dooling Jiang, Yuan Yuan, Henny van Nistelrooy, T-D-Z-W (Lee Xibin/Yao Ye)

SALON/BJ is an initiative from SALON/, which was set up in 2010 by Gijs Stok and Manon Schaap with the aim of strengthening dialogue between design, fashion, art and culture. In addition, SALON/ wants to shed light on the deeper layers of the creative disciplines and on new forms of creative entrepreneurship.

SALON/BJ forms part of the programme by Guest City Amsterdam and is supported by the Fund through its Grant Programme for Internationalization.

Duration exhibition: 26 September – 3 October
Location: Dashilar
Official opening: Wednesday 25 September | 16:00 – 22:00; location: Dashilar

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