Friday, 9 April 2010

OTP x East London Film Festival x STUSSY x VISIONARE

In conjunction with VISIONARE's and STUSSY UK, OTP will be showcasing artwork at the european premiere of 'DOWNTOWN CALLING' at the east london film festival.

The film trailor can be viewed here.

Sunday 25 April
Matinee only 2.00pm – 4.00pm Entrance £7

In this documentary of the early 80s movement, we see the movers and shakers of this genre and listen to the minds behind one of the most innovative style of Art. We see Hip- Hop culture in action and travel to the South Bronx where most of it started. Discussing this new infusion of energy into the art work are dealers SIDNEY JANIS and TONY SHAFRAZI & artists CRASH, LADY PINK, FAB 5 FREDDIE, JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, among others.

This seminal show, organized by DIEGO CORTEZ, features the work of many artists who shaped the direction of art that was to follow.
Included is the work of ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, KEITH HARING, JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, PUNK Magazine and GRAFFITI artists among others. Interviews are with artist KURT HOPPE and curator DIEGO CORTEZ.

Main Event 4.30PM – 2.00AM

The European Premiere of the highly acclaimed 'DOWNTOWN CALLING',documenting late 70s - mid 80's’ New York Underground and narrated by Debbie Harry (BLONDIE), where the street, music and art met and were on the cutting edge... Featured in the film are: ARTHUR BAKER, CHRIS STEIN, JAMES CHANCE, FAB 5 FREDDY, SAL PRINCIPATO (Liquid Liquid), MOS DEF, KEITH HARING, ESG, HENRY CHALFANT, MAN PARRISH, JAZZY JAY, DAVID DEPINO, DANNY KRIVIT, NELSON GEORGE, BOBBITO GARCIA, TOM SILVERMAN & more..


'THE EAST ROOM' will be supplying their Lounge, Sofas & Cocktail Bar, Tea, Cakes & Popcorn.

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW AT £7.00 for Matinee Only (2PM-4.30PM).
£15.00 Main Event (ALL DAY TICKET) 'Downtown Calling Premiere & DJ's/PARTY (5PM-2AM