Experience the world-class French graffiti artist’s lifestyle at L’Atelier by Cyril Kongo
Establishing its distinctiveness as a true embodiment of Indonesia’s culture, diversity and craftsmanship, The Apurva Kempinski Bali has partnered up with highly acclaimed international graffiti artist, Cyril Kongo, who makes headlines across the Art World with his collaborations with Hermès, Richard Mille, Daum, La Cornue and Chanel. This Asian-French artist transformed the 144sq metre space into an iconic, bold and artistic atelier, which is ideally situated at the highest level of the resort.
Alongside the vibrant working studio, this self-taught artist brings a new dimension to the atelier’s outdoor terrace. From an invisible-grey wall to a spectacular vibrant façade, Kongo’s meticulous graffiti art exposes this mysterious al fresco space that would otherwise be ordinary in people’s eyes. His enormous love for cigars is apparent in the pre-selection of the collection of the world’s premium Cuban cigars, which will definitely entice cigar aficionados. Highest quality spirits are also part of his universe, and part of Kongo Lifestyle as well. Exotic high-end champagne, whiskies and fine wines are presented, with DJ, saxophonist and piano performances in the background, adding to the sophistication of this dining venue.
L’Atelier by Cyril Kongo, situated on the unique location of the 17th floor of The Apurva Kempinski Bali, is set to be a high-altitude lounge and bar with breathtaking panoramic views of the ocean and gardens. Here, guests can enjoy a range of delightful menu essentially focused on refined contemporary cuisine prepared by cosmopolitan culinary team with diverse backgrounds, skills, and experiences. A collection of world’s premium Cuban cigars, spirits, shisha and a line of crafted specialties cocktails are available. It’s a unique lounge concept, exclusively for adult patrons, providing a haven of artisanal-dining experience. Open from 17:00 to 24:00, this unique lounge concept is an exclusive experience that seamlessly blends art and gastronomy, providing an artistic ambiance infused with the bold and iconic lifestyle of Cyril Kongo.
Born Cyril Phan, Cyril Kongo is one of the world’s leading artists in the graffiti art scene. During his career journey, Kongo has gradually developed and expanded his artistic vision, from rougher street painting to more aesthetically pleasing, thought-provoking masterpieces. Today, this French-Vietnamese artist is considered a pioneer who breaks the codes, which is reflected in his passion for striving for excellence and living in diversity, blended together with a contemporary and avant-gardist perspective, resulting in legendary creations that have cemented his image worldwide. On the strength of his reputation, this self-taught artist has made headlines in the art world with his prestigious collaborations with Hermès, Richard Mille, Daum, La Cornue and Chanel.