MarlinSpike has been appointed sponsorship partner of Antwerp Art!

Written by:
Alex Darwazeh
March 14, 2018

We are proud to share that MarlinSpike has been appointed as sponsorship partner of Antwerp Art, one of the leading Belgian cultural institutions with international standing and impact.

celebrates the cutting-edge contemporary art
scene of this vibrant city, and organizes the annual week-end event expected to
attract up to 15.000 art enthusiasts from Friday, the 25th until Sunday, the
27th of May. Please join us!

‘’Like with our commitment to preserving the Oceans, we
believe this sponsorship opportunity to be an excellent example of giving back
to society, whilst at the same time pursuing our commercial objectives with
credibility’’ - Alexander S. Darwazeh, CEO of MSB-Spirits.

MarlinSpike Antwerp Art Exhibition
Official MarlinSpike advertising for Antwerp Art 2018

Geert van Hertum
Copyright Geert van Hertum



Carla Arocha and Stephane Schraenen will create the C2H6O
themed installation at the opening night of Antwerp ART 2018, which will take
place at the


About Antwerp Art

Antwerp Art was created in 2014 as a non-profit organization
to promote the contemporary Art scene of Antwerp, represents all major Antwerp
museums, art dedicated non-profit organization, as well as galleries. It is
supported by the Flemish Ministry of culture as well as the city administration
of Antwerp. Unlike most other international modern art fairs, the mission of
the organization is not only to promote established international icons such as
Luc Tuymans, but also up-and-coming yet community endorsed young talent too.
They therefore facilitate mentorship, primarily focus is to maintain a healthy
biotope for sustained top quality output, and as a result stimulate a strong
art scene based on community belonging and interaction. The reputation is
worldwide and has a strong pull in the Benelux. Antwerp Art organizes once a
year one week-end (this Year from Friday, the 25th till Sunday, the 27th of
May) which attracts nearly 15.000 visitors, represents 60 participating
galleries, the leading museums and and estimated 300 credible artists. This
event is globally covered by the specialized media & broadcast.


About Gallery Pulsar, Frankrijklei 51, 2000 Antwerp

Since 2015, this independent artist-run space has made a
name for itself with a range of exhibitions and projects that bypass both
market trends and curatorial discourse. Pulsar has been a host to a range of
collaborations involving upcoming and established artists from Belgium and

‘’To me the most important thing when organizing art shows
as a gallery owner, is to trust the artists and therefore let them curate and
design their exposition. I see myself more as as facilitator rather then a
curator. My experience is that this approach brings out the the best in an
artists’’ says Gallery owner David Wauters.

The Seascapes creative technique by Arocha-Schraenen will be applied at the opening night at Pulsar's on Friday, the 25th of May


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About MSB-Spirits

MSB-Spirits is a Belgian start-up initially created by
Alexander S. Darwazeh, a former senior executive of AB-InBev, and several co-
founders including Judith van Gestel, expert in client key accounting and

“We were very lucky to enlist some of the best product
experts in the industry, to create what seemed impossible to achieve at first.”
says Alex.