‘City Breaks’ is a digital art collaboration between Manchester City and 3D artist Perry Cooper that uses everyday travel bags and cases to represent different aspects of Manchester City and the team’s relationship with its fans. ‘City Breaks’ is intended to encompass the excitement, commitment, expectation, and history of the team.
As a part of the drop, there will be a limited-edition collectors’ draw featuring a sixth artwork, Holdall Cityzens. Participation will be open to owners of artwork by Manchester City or Perry Cooper, and the winners of the draw will each receive one of the unique pieces.
The City Breaks collection will drop on MakersPlace on Thursday 11th August.
Manchester City FC is an English Premier League club initially founded in 1880 as St Mark’s West Gorton. It officially became Manchester City FC in 1894 and has since won the European Cup Winners’ Cup, seven League Championship titles, including five Premier League titles (2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2021), and six FA Cups.
Perry Cooper is a British 3D artist based in the United States. Working within digital advertising since 2003 and co-founding digital production company ‘The Confessional’ in 2009. Perry has produced online and digital outdoor content for clients such as Amazon, Armani, British Airways, Facebook, Ikea, Jaguar, and Virgin Atlantic.
* The artworks below are still-image previews of the video works
“Precious Cargo” celebrates Man City’s achievements, past and present. Hints of the history and hard work behind the success surround the flight case. Artwork by Perry Cooper in collaboration with Manchester City.
“Gym Bag” represents the hard work and training required to compete at the highest level. The team prepares to win through work and preparation behind the scenes.
On the Road
“On the Road” acknowledges the team travel required at football’s top level, as Man City travels around England, Europe, and the world to compete.
It’s in the Bag
“It’s in the Bag” illustrates the fans’ excitement in the stands as the players warm up.
“Moon Dance” puts the club’s mascots at center stage. Moonchester and Moonbeam give a chilled-out performance in a drink cooler. How refreshing!
“Holdall Cityzens” illustrates the importance of fans cheering on the team, with a nod to club legend Colin Bell. As fans enter the stadium, anticipation, and excitement, begin to build.
For updates on this and all of our upcoming events, subscribe to our newsletter below.
Read More: rare.makersplace.com