Fred Mortagne, better known as French Fred, is a very unique phenomenon in the world of skateboarding photography. With his b&w only photos he changed the rules: his objective is not strictly focused on the skateboarding itself, but also on its relationship with architecture, urban landscapes and environments. Read the rest of this entry »
Mattia Turco is one of the most powerful skaters around in Milan and a great artist with his own technical painting skills that keeps evolving. He is part of our family. Read the rest of this entry »
When Washington D.C.’s skater and photographer Anthony Smallwood (@brokensquare on the gram) stopped by the bastard store for a visit sometime ago, he had told us about his ongoing work on the documentary photo book of a pool skating scene located in Washington DC. It was too good for not to spread the word in our circle. Read the rest of this entry »
The new bastard Local Rats t-shirt is a tribute to two of the skaters that left their deepest mark at the bastard bowl: Jacopo Carozzi and Aref Koushesh.
The artwork, pencil designed by the italian father of skateboarding Max Bonassi, in full 80s style, is inspired by one the the best shots ever taken in the bowl by photographer Giuliano Berarducci. The original photo has been published on Thrasher Magazine, as a poster on SHARE Skateboarding and is available as a free gift in the shape of a postcard at the bastard store.
For the first time in Italy, the Organized Chaos art/photo exhibition will feature bit of Bryce Kanights’ organized effort and Chet Childress’ maximized chaos.
The exhibition gathers a selection of Bryce photos that made into skateboarding history and new artworks from Chet, and it will be served with a bastard bowl session with some special guests, including Cody Lockwood, Kevin Kowalski and local ripper Jacopo Carozzi.
Grand opening is on Saturday, January 10th at 6 pm with free tattoos and live silkscreening, thanks to Tattoo Agio and Print Fast Dry Young.
The exhibition will remain installed until Wednesday, January 14th and for the occasion the bastard store will open all its upstairs spaces to visitors with the following:
mornings 10:30 am to 1 pm / afternoons 3:30 pm to 8 pm
A selection of original artworks, t-shirt and photos will be on sale for the whole duration. Read the rest of this entry »
FRIDAY 7 NOVEMBER bastard turns 20 years old and to celebrate we launch a party from 9PM at bastard store in via Scipio Slataper 19, Milano.
This is the deejays’ lineup:
Experi-Mental / Gruff / Jopparelli / Aladyn / Katzuma
Starting from 6PM we host The Marc McKee Last Supper with the Cliché Skateboards team, the flash tattoos (specially hand drawn by McKee himself!) with the Tattoo Agio crew, the photo exhibition and zine launch of Shine My Nine, live silkscreening by Print Fast Dry Young and, of course, the bastard bowl skate session with all of our friends that will stop by.
! NOTE: ENTRANCE FROM 9PM IS BY INVITATION ONLY and maybe you already got it. If not, there is still a chance to get one of the last seats now by registering to our Newsletter at this link and get a confirmation by tomorrow at 4PM.
We are proud to present Indodreamers, the last book written by Andrea Fazzolari, book launch Thursday 18th september at 6,30 pm at the bastard store.
The book describes months of adventure through Indonesia, Mentaway and Andaman islands, well described by the pictures and the words by Andrea Fazzolari.
Thursday, september 18th 6,30pm
bastard store – via scipio slataper 19 Milano