The Bally Collective, curated by Swizz Beatz
'Bally is back!' - So said Grammy Award-winning music producer Swizz Beatz on his Instagram, sparking a conversation between Swizz and Bally that resulted in a truly artistic collaboration. Employing Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo's eclectic art across a collection of shoes, accessories and ready-to-wear, 'The Bally Collective, curated by Swizz Beatz' marks a continuation of Bally's commitment to artistic collaboration, and Swizz Beatz' global entrepreneurial patronage of the arts, music, and style.
Based in Barcelona, Spanish artist Ricardo Cavolo met Swizz Beatz through 'No Commission', a roving experiential platform launched to forge a link between the visual and musical arts and art patronage. Cavolo's prints represent his interpretation of freeing the spirit animal inside, resulting in a vivid collection of otherworldly drawings. "Working with freedom and no borders means to work with that animal inside of us," says Cavolo. "These characters are sort of gods or shamans with his/her spirit animal as totems."