Localism limits surfing.
It restricts and tarnishes the spirit of freedom inherent with the art of surfing, based on simplicity and friendship.
It goes against our intrinsic values of sharing and connecting.
Values which we hold close to our hearts and which rule our decisions.
To meet, exchange, greet…
These are the verbs we cherish!
They give meaning to our watchmaking adventure, abundant in discoveries and emotions, starting points of our creations.
As time and encounters go by, we have shined a light on artists who transcend us, to whom we grant GREEN CARD so that they can share their vision of Los Angeles and Biarritz. As our mission derives from our will, it pushes us to highlight these gifted artists who frequently unveil their intimacy in the grade of their film, the depth of their canvas, the sharpness of their quill…
If the ethos of our brand is to contribute a modest stone to the watchmaking edifice, our mission to society is to encourage young hidden artists carrying messages of a sincere and emotional beauty.
Artists from Biarritz, because localism according to us, has to be a window onto the world…
GREEN CARD TO A COUP DE CŒUR IN ACRYLIC VERSION. A CHILD OF THE COUNTRY, RAW TALENT OF AN INFINITE SOFTNESS. AN ARCHITECT OF COLOR AND CHARISMATIC SURFER. I MET BABAPT HANGING ON A WALL. THE WALL OF MY SON PIERRE. YOUTH IS AN ENDLESS SOURCE OF HAPPINESS. BABAPT HERE DELIVERS HIS INTIMATE VERSION OF A LOVELY JOURNEY THROUGH CALIFORNIA. AN AQUATIC UPROOT SOURCE OF A MOVING ROMANTIC PICTURAL REFLECTION. BABAPT IS AN ANGEL RETURNED FROM THE CITY TO ENCHANT US.Shop →
GREEN CARD TO “LA VERSION US” FOR A HIGHLY VISUAL OUTLOOK OF LOS ANGELES AND BIARRITZ. THE CREATIVE DUO UNVEILS ICONIC LOCATIONS FROM THE TWO CALIFORNIAS THROUGH POP ART. LANDING IN LAX, SHOPPING IN BEVERLY HILLS, SURFING IN MALIBU BEACH, EVENING AT THE CHÂTEAU MARMONT…
ARRIVAL AT THE BTZ STATION, SURFING AT “LA CÔTE”, SUNSET BY THE LIGHTHOUSE, SUMMER EVENING AT THE CARLINA…
AN EXHILARATING SUMMER JOURNEY BETWEEN TWO SUNNY LONGITUDES.
ATTACHEZ VOS CEINTURES. FASTEN YOUR SEATBELTS.
YOANN FOURNIER RECEIVED A GREEN CARD FOR A ROAD TRIP ON THE CALIFORNIA ROADS BETWEEN BEACHES AND THE MOJAVE DESERT. SANTA MONICA, NEWPORT BEACH, HOLLYWOOD... VISION TRANSLATED ONTO GLOSSY PAPER FOR A PATCHWORK OF IMAGES BETWEEN SURF AND OLD RIDES.
CAESAR ANCELLE HANSEN
GREEN CARD TO CÉSAR ANCELLE-HANSEN FOR A POLAROID DIPTYCH OF LOS ANGELES AND BIARRITZ. A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME BETWEEN “FRENCH CALIFORNIA” AND “AMERICAN BASQUE COAST” IMMERSED WITH FADED SHOTS FOR AN OLD-FASHIONED VISION OF OUR TWO BELOVED CITIES.