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23.05.05- Hotel At Six – Alex Colard
Enūma Eliš: the Babylonian Myth of Creation – June 10, 2023 – Brunkebergstorg 6 – 18.00
ABOUT the artist
Painter and visual artist, Alex Colard has been living in Stockholm since 2017. He started his
company Enskild Firma when he arrived in Sweden. He was born in France and moved to New York
when he was twenty years old. He lived there for eleven years and received his art degrees from
Parsons The New School, New York, USA, and from Ecole Bellecour, Lyon, France.
Alex is very much involved with charity work, since his WWF Art Exhibition in 2018. He created a
collection of endangered animals and gave some of the proceeds to the cause. He also donated to
Musikhjälpen, via the Tradera website auction.
He organized a monthly Vernissage for his ‘Secret Exhibition’ from March to December 2022, and
converted it into ‘Art Rendez-vous’ in 2023. Having had 35 exhibitions in the past 6 years, he is
fluent in the language of event planning, collaborations, and achieving his goals. See his Online
Presence here > https://linktr.ee/alexcolard
ABOUT the exhibition
Stockholm, SE (June 10, 2023) – French painter Alex Colard is set to unveil his latest art series,
“Enūma Eliš: the Babylonian Myth of Creation” at an exclusive art auction gala this spring. The
event will feature a fabulous Fashion Show by Stockholm International Fashion Fair owner Imane
Belmkaddem and her brand Taragalte, musical performances by Swedish Hip Hop artist Calle
Mantefors, and internationally renowned singer Therése Neaimé. High-profile art scene
enthusiasts from all over the world will mingle with Stockholm’s elite for a good cause: helping
children in need.
The black-tie affair will take place on June 10, 2023, at the five-star Hotel At Six, in the heart of the
Swedish capital. The doors will open at 18:00 local CET with red carpet arrivals, followed by an
hour of mingling, and then, we will have a speech, the entertainment, and the rest of the evening
will be dedicated to bidding and purchasing Colard’s latest artwork. Guests who attend in person
will be treated to exquisite sparkling wine and a selection of savory amuse-bouche. There will be
smaller framed artworks available for sale at affordable prices, and guests will receive
complimentary goodie bags with art prints inside among other gifts.
Colard, who has been residing in Stockholm for six years, after a successful career in New York City,
explains his ultimate motive is to raise awareness and help children who might have fallen victim to
the war in Ukraine, conflicts in the Middle East, the recent earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, and
other adversities in life. For the 29-art piece exhibition, from which some of the proceeds will be
donated to UNICEF, to benefit children in need, Colard closely explored the “divine,” and the
concept behind life after death, by contrasting it to that of the origins and meaning of life itself
and the development of humankind, all in relation to finding solace in art.
Having lost his mother at the tender age of ten, the Frihamnen-based artist used the subsequent
hardships he endured as inspiration, not only for the creation of the carefully premeditated art
series but also for the main purpose of the charity he is hosting. “I had a very early awakening in
life, and I had to deal with situations that were complicated, compared to other children,” Colard
recalls. “My mother was a wonderful person, but she also had a very dark side to her. That, along
with her death, really affected me. But art was always my refuge. Now I want to give back, I want to
donate, I want to not only help children in similar situations, but I also would like children to have
the tools and basic necessities to fulfill their artistic ambitions. I want kids who don’t have the
same chances or opportunities as me to receive some help so that if they so desire, they can
escape through art and maybe become professional artists, too.”
Sponsors for the event include BC Clinic, which specializes in treating problems such as alopecia,
psoriasis, and hair loss, and will provide products in the goodie bags with Green Little Heart .com.
They are an online shopping mall with every single imaginable eco-friendly item from beauty to
fashion, from jewelry to relaxing teas. Thank you also to Bords Lidingö furniture rental. For more
information about the event, please visit BILLETTO or contact
ABOUT the gallery
During the turn of the 20th century, Brunkebergstorg was once the meeting place for Stockholm’s
high society and cultural elite. With Hotel At Six in place, the square has regained its former glory.
Hotel At Six is a destination where modern art, delicious food and outstanding interior design come
together to create a modern luxury hotel in central Stockholm.
The rooms at At Six have all the necessities to call themselves a modern luxury hotel. At Six is a
venue with a restaurant, a bistro, two bars and a rooftop terrace, all chasing culinary excellence.
2800 m2. Flexible surface. Small and large meeting rooms. Quiet workspaces. Cozy lounges. Sharp
technique. Podcast Studio. Sthlm Under the Stars (SUS) is a vibrant roof terrace at the top of the
hotel. A modern roof park where the focus is on the details. https://hotelatsix.com/