Located right in the middle of two apartment buildings in Paris, this neighborhood is one of the poorest of the city of lights, and you might recognize this basketball court’s walls filled with modern art.
The Pigalle duperré basketball court has become a landmark for its fashion-forward and modern art aesthetic and ever-evolving creative interventions. The public court is continually given an artistic refresh corresponding with the latest NIKE x Pigalle contemporary design collection.
our court in paris birthed a community. We transformed a parking lot into a place that has fostered a family and inspired people. all the subtle details that can make this magic happen were united. it was the best learning for me, and now it’s the right time to work in expanding this scheme, staying organic, authentic and focused.’says ashpool on the project’s conception and evolution.
The new chapter for the Pigalle basketball court 2020 edition sees gradient tones and blocks of color intertwine with graphic icons, including arrows, plus signs, and target symbols. This modern art was captured by photographer Alex Penfornis has shared a photo series of the court’s recent refresh, which opened to the public today on January 22nd.