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July 6, 2016

The Culture Edit

The World Graffiti Exhibition opens in Tokyo, Lev Tanju speaks at ICA and Future and Young Thug hit London

  • Written by Amuse Team
  1. 1. Future, Young Thug and Skepta perform at Wireless

    Wireless Festival is now an essential date on the global festival calendar, and this year looks to be bigger than ever. In addition to a long list, including Future, Young Thug and British grime star, Skepta, Big Sean will be performing after his act was cancelled at last year’s Wireless.

  2. 2. Queen Bey hits Europe

    Having done London – the mind-blowing Formation World Tour continues. Beyonce will hit Scotland (there are still tickets) before a string of gigs in Europe, including Ireland, Germany, and Spain. With budget flights to Europe still cheap, if you missed Bey this far there’s still Düsseldorf...

  3. 3. Archive images of Palace skaters go on show at ICA

    Alasdair McLellan will be showing a collection of archive and unseen images of Palace Skateboards’ renowned team and extended family (though the London skate gang, the Palace Wayward Boys Choir) at ICA. McLellan has been documenting the scene around Palace since its launch in 2009 and comes ahead of the photographer’s new book about Palace and the PWBC is published by IDEA this summer.

  4. 4. Take a trip through California with Bat for Lashes

    A new installation Neil Krug’s images has just opened at Sonos Studios, London alongside Natasha Khan’s (Bat for Lashes) latest album: The Bride. The artwork was conceived as a visual partnership between Krug and Khan, and the resulting record and exhibition has come about through two years of collaboration.

  5. 5. Francesca Pasquali opens a new installation in Peckham

    Tornabouni Art have dedicated their summer program to providing a platform for emerging Italian artists. And this summer, they’re bringing Francesca Pasquali to MOCA in south London. Spiderwall showcases Pasquali’s large-scale installation of huge, brightly coloured sculptures in natural shapes made from plastic straws. Francesca Pasquali_Metamorphoses: 29 June to 17 September 2016.

  6. 6. The world’s biggest graffiti show opens in Tokyo

    The historic and opulent Grand Pacific Hotel in Tokyo is an unusual setting for the 2016 World Graffiti Arts Exhibition. But it’s third floor Gallery 21 will, for the second year running, showcase around 40 works by world-class names including Banksy, D*Face, Dolk, Mr Brainwash and Shepard Fairey. 15 Banksy silkscreen works from museums in London, New York and Los Angeles are also on display.


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