Fashion has been keeping real quiet in preparation for Men’s Fashion Week, but the rest of the world hasn’t.
In this week’s Around The World, we’ve compiled a series of events, art exhibitions and Pride celebrations just for you. Whether you’re partying up this month of love with LA’s historic parade or whether you prefer to visit Helsinki’s exhibit on the late Tom of Finland, we’ve got something for everyone, everywhere. Keep reading to find out what’s going on around the world.
WIN A TICKET TO ATTEND RAY-BAN’S SUN-DAY PARTY IN LONDON
Held on June 21 in London’s The Rooftop at the Standard, Ray-Ban will be celebrating the summer solstice with its SUN-DAY event. Capturing the beauty of the sun with its iconic sunglasses, Ray-Ban is creating a musical experience with Tiffany Calver headlining the event, which first took place in Tel Aviv and Paris, and will be heading to New York next. For the chance to win your own ticket to the event, follow this link now open for registration.
TOM OF FINLAND’S WORK ON SHOW IN HELSINKI
Celebrating Pride doesn’t always have to be in the form of parades, marching and clubbing. Sometimes it’s as simple as going to a museum to admire the works of a queer artist, which is what those in Helsinki can do, with the Kansallisgalleria putting on show the homegrown artist Tom of Finland. Titled “Bold Journey”, the exhibition will be on show until October 29.
DIVE INTO THE HISTORICAL 60S AND 70S FASHION OF MADRID
Open until July 23, The Community of Madrid’s Canal de Isabel II Exhibition Hall will be diving into the history of the Spanish city through the photographs of Joana Biarnés. Dating back from 1962 and 1972, Biarnés is considered to be the first female photojournalist, with her work focusing on fashion and its wider impact on society.
SHOW UP WITH PRIDE TO LOS ANGELES’ MARCH
Pride month has officially started and this weekend, the city of LA will be marching for it. One of the biggest marches in the world, the annual festivities will be taking place on Sunday. The parade will kickstart in Hollywood, the place permitted back in 1970 for the first LGBTQ+ march in the world, and will be followed by food and drinks by local vendors at the LA Pride Village by Hollywood Boulevard.
TOKYO IS HIGHLIGHTING THE ART OF DESIGN WITH “THE ORIGINAL” EXHIBITION
Design has a huge influence on your daily life, whether you realise it or not. Tokyo’s 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT is highlighting the importance of the art with its “The Original” exhibition that features over 150 items. From furniture to textiles, toys and tableware, the pieces are looked at under a philosophical lens, accompanied by documentations and explanations diving into the function and purpose of each object.
EXPLORE THE SKY IN VR FROM WHEREVER YOU ARE
Created by the founder of the Black-owned creative studio A Vibe Called Tech, Lewis Gilbert, “We Share The Same Sky” is the new VR exhibition created for the digital space Vortic Art. Diving into themes of perspective and connectedness through the magical powers of the ever-changing sky, the 3D exhibition was made with 20 artists and scientists and will be accessible exclusively through Vortic until August 20.
STOCKHOLM’S SUMMER DRIVE-IN CINEMA IS BACK
The largest of its kind in all of the Nordic countries, Stockholm is blending the outdoor fun of summer with the comfort of watching a film with its drive-in cinema for its National Film Festival. Taking place from June 14 till June 18, you can expect to see classics like “The Shining” to the more recent Oscar winner “Everything Everywhere All At Once”.
GET LOST IN NEW YORK’S 100 YEARS OF HISTORY & CULTURE
Celebrating its 100 year anniversary, the Museum of the City of New York is exploring the best of its history and culture, and how the two intertwine naturally. Titled “This Is New York: 100 Years of the City in Art and Pop Culture”, there will be an exploration of each borough with several rooms open, dedicated to music, art, literature, personal stories and challenges from those who have made NYC what it is today.
JOIN SCRT IN SHOREDITCH FOR ITS SS23 LAUNCH
London-based streetwear brand SCRT is inviting its community to its flagship store on Redchurch Street this Friday to celebrate the launch of its SS23 collection. With free drinks all night long, and free t-shirts for the first 50 in attendance, SCRT is known for its film screenings throughout the past few months, which will now see capsules from cult films like “American Psycho” and “Lost in Translation”.
ARTIST KIMSOOJA IS LANDING IN COPENHAGEN
Open until November 30, the Cisternerne museum in Copenhagen is showcasing the Korean artist Kimsooja in its underground space. Know for working with lights to create dreamscape environments, this exhibition titled “Kimsooja: Weaving the light at Cisternerne” the audience is invited to immerse themselves in an ethereal space where time doesn’t exist (and neither does phone reception), in an architectural unique room that almost feels disorienting.
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