Rene Matic

The Nina Simone Weekend Bag


Artist-designed leather bowling bag by artist Rene Matic. As the item is handmade to order, production will take up to eight weeks. You will be emailed your tracking number to confirm dispatch.

Edition Size



H 23 x W 53 x D 17cm


Handmade leather bag with woven felt iron-on patches.

The price of this edition increases as it sells out. This edition is made to order and takes approx eight weeks.

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    About The Artwork

    This edition has been made exclusively for House of Voltaire as part of the artist's immersive presentation 'The Rene Matić Soul Club'. ‘Soul time’ takes its name from the 1966 Northern Soul song by Shirley Ellis – a title that has since been used as an idiom to describe practices of self-preservation and prayer. Using the abundant milieu of the 1960s soul scene, Matic uses the poetics and aesthetics of soul as tools of salvation and redemption; to deliver one from dystopia to utopia through subcultural practice. Matic uses subculture as a kind of ‘attainable afro-futurism' where one can create spaces of breakage and glitch in real-time – in soul time.

    About Rene Matic