Words: Dustin Strong
RAEN ambassador Alex Knost’s recently opened gallery, Costa Mesa Conceptual Art Center, presents “The Bonzer”: A contemporary compendium of the Campbell Brother’s vessel, surveying its evolution and accelerating mindfulness.
Alex and partner Daniella Murphy have put together a mind-altering collection of surfboards, photographs, concept art, and design-related works to celebrate the design contributions Malcolm and Duncan Campbell have given to the surf community.
“Against all probability the Bonzer stands here today as a symbol of open-ended nature of evolutionary potential and performance capabilities.” – Malcolm and Duncan Campbell
The opening reception is this Saturday, February 4th, from 4-7pm.
1970, 1971, 1982, so many Bonzer years I can't keep up. @knostthankyou , @ellisericson with Bonzer number 1 & 2 and with Ellis's early Bonzer Thruster re-make in the foreground. @rvca_aus @rvca @ricklohr @campbellbros @campbellbros_hawaii @iancambol @tapedoff @rhinolaminating @taylor_knox @chrislundy.art #bonzer3 @cisurfboards @cisurfboards_oz @cisurfboards_sbstore @vanssurf