The Apurva Kempinski Hotel Bali has established its uniqueness as a true embodiment of Indonesian culture, diversity and craftsmanship. It will debut in its avant-garde studio in June 2021. This time, this award-winning resort will work with internationally renowned graffiti artists Cyril Kongo, who has made headlines in the art world with his collaborations with Hermès, Richard Mille, Daum, La Cornue and Chanel.
Ideally situated at the highest level of the resort, this Asian-French artist will transform the 144 sq m space into an iconic, bold and artistic atelier. Inspired by the unity in diversity of this majestic resort, Cyril Kongo has discovered the perfect stage to bring his art and effortless savoir-faire to Indonesia.
“I feel grateful to have the opportunity to share my contemporary vision and savoir-faire with Indonesia. My passion is to create bridges between universes: between the know-how and culture of Indonesia and my know-how and multicultural background. For me, everything at The Apurva Kempinski Bali is authentic, a symbol of unity in diversity, which delineates my values. It is such an honor to be part of this journey and create new stories.”
Everything at the Apurva Kempinski Hotel Bali has been carefully planned to celebrate the culture, heritage and philosophy of the Majapahit era: modern Balinese architecture pays homage to the island’s natural landscape and man-made temples; Indonesia The luxurious interior spaces created by the finest craftsmen and craftsmen pay tribute to the country’s rich design heritage; the diverse talents of the multicultural team bring warm and generous welcomes to the guests, demonstrating the best hospitality in Indonesia. The resort was selected as the world’s best hotel in 2020 by the World Luxury Hotel Awards, and the resort continues to push its diversity and exquisite craftsmanship to the forefront. General Manager, The Apurva Kempinski Bali, Vincent Guironnet said: “We are incredibly proud to work alongside the internationally acclaimed Cyril Kongo, setting the stage for us to push the luxury boundaries and elevate our craftsmanship value, and here at our resort, it is all about telling stories, and we are extremely excited to share this new chapter of celebrating diversity with the world.”
Born Cyril Phan, Cyril Kongo is one of the world’s leading artists in the graffiti art scene. During his career journey, Kongo has gradually developed and expanded his artistic vision, from rougher street painting to more aesthetically pleasing, thought-provoking masterpieces. Today, this French-Vietnamese artist is considered a pioneer who breaks the codes, which is reflected in his passion for striving for excellence and living in diversity, blended together with a contemporary and avant-gardist perspective, resulting in legendary creations that have cemented his image worldwide. On the strength of his reputation, this self-taught artist has made headlines in the art world with his prestigious collaborations with Hermès, Richard Mille, Daum, La Cornue, and Chanel.
L’ATELIER BY CYRIL KONGO
Ideally situated on the highest floor of the resort with a magnificent view of the ocean and tropical gardens, L’Atelier is the exclusive studio of Cyril Kongo, where he will transform his vision into an Haute space, modern-contemporary gallery, and much more.