About IdleBeats
 

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’ attracted collectors 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. 
 
 
 

Selected Exhibitions
 
• Tale Of Two Cities #1, IdleBeats[Shanghai] x FenchFourch[Paris]
  2015, UNDEF/NE M50, Shanghai China
• Art Print Asia Exhibition
  2014, Newsagency Gallery, Sydney Australia
• Chinese Spring II
  2014, Stieglitz19 Gallery, Antwerp Belgium
• Druck Berlin Festival
  2013, Urban Spree, Berlin Germany
• ‘IdleBeats Print Show’
   2013, TuJiao Art Space, Chengdu China
• IdleBeats Poster Art Show 
  2011, Foundry Gallery, Shanghai China
• ‘A Nice Set’ Exhibition  
  2009, SOURCE, Shanghai China
 
 
 
 
 
关于爱豆笔此
 
IdleBeats(爱豆笔此)是一个双人艺术组合,也是中国首家独立丝网版画工作室,由Nini Sum(中国)和Gregor Koerting(德国)创立于2009年上海。
 
爱豆笔此因为他们跨文化而又充满灵魂性的作品风格在国内外闻名。他们也是国内”创作+手印”合一的丝网版画工作室的开创者和领军人,致力于把新鲜的”中国创作”向世界展示。他们的作品受到世界各地艺术爱好者的喜爱和收藏,并获得BBC, CNN等国内外媒体的广泛报道。
 
 
• 丝网活动专家
爱豆笔此也是丝网印刷秀、现场工作坊和各类丝网艺术活动的开发专家和实验者。在过去的7年里,爱豆笔此团队在音乐节、艺术节、开幕、发布会等等活动现场成功举行了超过百场现场丝印活动,累积向数〸万人展示了丝网的神奇魅力。
 
 
• 独立艺术家
丝网版画之外,Nini和Gregor的创作领域也涵盖插画、壁画、装置、产品、音乐海报、专辑封面等等。二人经常以个人身份受邀进行跨界创作和品牌合作,也为众多音乐人和厂牌等创作专辑和音乐视觉。
 
 
• 展览和项目
除了受邀参加世界各地的艺术展览和文化交流项目-包括Art Print Asia(澳大利亚), Druck Berlin Festival(柏林)等之外。2015年爱豆笔此启动了一个独立丝网版画展览系列-’双城记’,第一期邀请到来自法国巴黎的丝网先锋FrenchFourch,于上海M50艺术区精彩呈现。
 
同年团队在上海开设首创IB Print Club (IB 丝网俱乐部) – 一个基于本地社群的丝网印刷空间以及版画商店,也是爱豆笔此的实体分支。
 
 
 
 
过往展览
 
• 双城记 系列丝网版画展 第一期, 爱豆笔此[上海] x FenchFourch[巴黎]
  2015, UNDEF/NE M50, 中国上海,
• Art Print Asia Exhibition
  2014, Newsagency Gallery 澳大利亚悉尼,
Chinese Spring II
  2014, Stieglitz19 比利时安特未普
• Druck Berlin Festival
  2013, Urban Spree, 德国柏林,
• 爱豆笔此版画展
   2013, 兔脚艺术空间 中国成都
爱豆笔此海报展
  2011, 铸造空间 中国上海
• ‘A Nice Set Exhibition’
  2009, SOURCE, 中国上海