A FRIEZE AFFAIRCHAMP MAGAZINE
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FLAT WHITE (Virgil)
DENIM TEARS (Tremaine)
Saturday 18th October
10pm til late
13 Mason’s YardSt James
This Friday sees the launch of EVERYBODY STREET premiere in the UK at the ICA.
Everybody Street illuminates the lives and work of New York’s iconic street photographers and the incomparable city that has inspired them for decades. The documentary pays tribute to the spirit of street photography through a cinematic exploration of New York City, and captures the visceral rush, singular perseverance and at times immediate danger customary to these artists.
Bruce Davidson, Elliott Erwitt, Jill Freedman, Bruce Gilden, Joel Meyerowitz, Rebecca Lepkoff, Mary Ellen Mark, Jeff Mermelstein, Clayton Patterson, Ricky Powell, Jamel Shabazz, Martha Cooper, and Boogie, with historians Max Kozloff and Luc Sante.
Drinks Reception in the ICA Bar until 10pm
We are holding a Press Brunch a day before the film, where an interview time is able to be made with either Chery or Boogie, or both. Please contact us if you are interested in making an appointment.
A limited edition longsleeve, printed in London and designed by NYC artist Kiki Kudo, is launched to celebrate the ongoing life of the OPEN_NETWORK group exhibition, curated by PRIMITIVE LONDON, Champ Magazine and DontWatchThatTV.
The garment is created utilizing available technology, for communication and re-use.
An SD Card featuring all artist films and EndgamE’s ‘Crying In The Club’ mix launches with the garment, which can also be re-used with the 1GB of memory. The QR code printed on the neck label of the longsleeve links it all online where content and news are ever-changing.
The Open_Network garment can be found at
Primitive London, Ka-pok in Hong Kong and Pigalle in Paris
Limited to 100 items worldwide.
* NOW AVAILABLE IN THE E-BOUTIQUE *
Printed in London on Premium 100% Cotton pre-shrunk Jersey knit
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SD Card contains all artist films AND an exclusive mix by ENDGAME titled “Crying In The Club”. SD Card can also be re-used
QR CODE printed as neck label which directs the viewer to the event’s live stream and artists links
Designed by Kiki Kudo, the Japanese artist, writer and DJ based in New York, the aesthetic is a new take on the logo craze and emphasizes there is a strength in modest identification.
The Open_Network Exhibition saw Primitive London’s boutique and gallery on Shacklewell Lane in East London transformed into a visual, auditory, and visceral event, celebrating artists pushing the foundations in new media and new experiences.
Live streaming of the event by Ustream via PrimtiveLondon.co.uk
Curiosity and investigations into creativity and cultural insight *
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Art, language and architecture lead the way for new views on psychogeography and fashion, where the dynamics between each are explored through critical thought and original imagery by correspondents worldwide in New York, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo, London, Melbourne, Seoul, Singapore and Hong Kong.
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