Curated by Paul Smith & Friends // meet Anoek Eckhardt
10 oct 2014 by Nur El Shami
In celebration of Frieze Art Fair 2014, art:i:curate teams with Paul Smith to host an innovative exhibition of work by emerging London-based artists that combines Mayfair’s deep-rooted art heritage with the digital world’s trail-blazing creative community.
Open to all, by registering at articurate.net, everyone has the opportunity to express their creativity in front of an audience of both art fans and the industry’s elite.
Curated by Paul Smith & Friends participant Anoek Eckhardt is inspired by life and tells us how the world can become a better place.
Profession: Corporate communication manager
Secret profession or as a kid I wanted to be: A florist
AIC: How would you describe your own personal aesthetic?
AE: Natural simplicity.
AIC: How would your friends describe your personality?
AE: Caring, loyal and considerate but at the same time very focused and down to earth.
AIC: What inspires you?
AIC: Who's your hero?
AE: My dad. If everyone would be just a little bit like him the world would truly be a better place.
AIC: Do you consider yourself a collector? If so what do you collect?
AE: Yes, of memories.
AIC: What's your most precious possession?
AE: My health.
AIC: What does the term 'curating' mean to you?
AE: Choosing your own personal favorites.
AIC: Why did you get involved in this project?
AE: I love everything art:i:curate gets involved in and and curating with Paul Smith is simply another amazing project.
AIC: How do you usually take art in?
AE: I am a big photography fan and love going to photo exhibitions.
AIC: Describe Sir Paul Smith in a few words.
AE: Creative abundance.
AIC: Tell me something about yourself - anything.
AE: I enjoy singing and playing the guitar.