IdleBeats is an artist duo and the first independent screen printing studio in China, founded in Shanghai 2009 by Nini Sum (China) and Gregor Koerting (Germany).
IdleBeats dedicates to the creation of soulful screen print art, and never stops exploring the nature and possibility of silkscreen medium. Their unique style and fresh ‘China look’ have attracted collectors not only in China but also worldwide.
• Screen Printing Event Expert IdleBeats is also expert in hosting silkscreen workshops, printing shows and experimental live print making events. In the past 7 years they had successfully hosted more than 100 live screen-printing events at festivals, fairs, openings, concerts and printed with more half a million people.
• Independent Artists
In addition to screen printing, Nini and Gregor also create illustration, wall painting, installation, products, music posters and album arts. They often collaborate as individuals with brands, labels and musicians on various kinds of projects.
• Exhibitions and Projects
Besides of attending exhibitions and fairs worldwide – the recent ones including Art Print Asia (Sydney Australia) and Chinese Spring (Antwerp Belgium), In 2015 IdleBeats initiated a continues silkscreen exhibition series ‘Tale of Two Cities’, first one featuring FrenchFourch from Paris.
In the same year they also opened IB Print Club -a local community-based screen printing space and print store offshoot of IdleBeats.