On March 21st we proudly hosted the official launch of Mendo’s new book: MOAM: Contemporary Fashion & Arts in Amsterdam, which celebrates the Dutch creative industry. Especially for this event a special pop-up exhibition displaying some of the book’s photography was created, including an immersive digital experience in our media room, The Vault. This exhibition will be on view at X BANK until 12 April 2019.
Mendo, the Amsterdam-based publisher, just released MOAM: Contemporary Fashion & Arts in Amsterdam. The book pays a tribute to the contemporary Dutch creative industry. Over 150 creatives were selected by MOAM in collaboration with Mendo.The pages feature over 150 creatives, such as Erwin Olaf, Viktor & Rolf and Doutzen Kroes, and over 60 new works that were created specially for this book. Put together, these artists lay out their vision of Amsterdam’s contemporary culture.
‘’Iconic names with young talents; this book is an overview of the creative culture in Amsterdam and it stands for creative freedom.’’ –Martijn Nekoui, Founder of MOAM
MOAM is an Amsterdam-based platform that connects young talent with iconic names within the creative industry. The multidisciplinary platform was established by Martijn Nekoui in 2013 and is focused on talent development, creative freedom and Dutch cultural heritage.
Mendo is an Amsterdam-based publisher and bookstore that was founded in 2002; they create and curate books with the goal of bringing together generations and cultures. Mendo encourages book lovers to visit their flagship store in Amsterdam and their award-winning web shop.
MENDO’s 300-page MOAM: Contemporary Fashion & Arts in Amsterdam costs €50.