AK Gramm Presents “A Wah Di Bumper” Paintings Assortment

Manchester-based designer, DJ, and artistic, AK Williams — aka AK Gramm — has simply introduced a group of latest artworks, reinterpreting basic automobiles to merge his two worlds: the previous as the long run.

AK, the founding father of Manneh-based label Gramm, has been a key determine within the evolution of Manchester’s artistic scene. His model, based in 2015 — and in addition listed as one in every of Hypebeast’s UK manufacturers to observe — is presently enduring a gradual hiatus, whereas AK and the broader group create new technically-focused types to inventory within the model’s flagship retailer that’s attributable to open subsequent yr.

Now, as AK works on his forthcoming collections along with his imprint — whereas additionally persistently acting at his hot-on-the-block Habitat membership nights and soccer work with the FA — the artistic polymath has created a brand new world, one which reinterprets all the issues he grew up round and appreciated, however by means of his personal futuristic imaginative and prescient.

Titled “A Wah Di Bumper,” AK’s new challenge reimagines BMW automobiles such because the 5 Sequence E34 and three Sequence E30, together with a Volkswagen Jetta, Mercedes-Benz G-Class, and Austin Metro. AK’s new automotive designs cowl them in seas of inexperienced, including clouds of smoke together with inflatable detailing throughout motors that sit in entrance of native homes on the property and swimming swimming pools. “I used all of my favourite kinds of automobiles and imagined them in a means that I’ve all the time wished to see them,” AK stated.

And whereas the suburban areas every automotive has been positioned in appear near dwelling, AK insists on his creation inserting an otherworldly sense of marvel. “I simply create to see issues that I’ve by no means seen.

“It’s extra articulating my ideas in a medium that everybody else can see. It’s a mix of previous and current because it’s key to all the time look ahead, but it surely’s our previous that additionally helps create your imaginative and prescient of the long run, whether or not that’s good or unhealthy,” AK advised Hypebeast.

You’ll be able to take a more in-depth have a look at “A Wah Di Bumper” above and in different information, take a look at Yellowpop’s new LED neon artwork.

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