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Faces & Laces 10th year anniversary ”City Under Construction”

By Emil on August 26, 2016

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Faces&Laces is an exhibition that celebrates arts in all its forms.

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Every summer, art takes over Moscow for a weekend. From fashion shows, music, graffiti, streetwear and all it’s subcultures, all of them merge into an interactive exhibition meant to promote alternative contemporary art.

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This year the exhibition celebrated it’s 10th year anniversary, and took over Gorky Park, making it a large cultural platform for a few days. Over 350 local artists and international brands like Burn, Nike, Vans, Puma, Reebok, Casio, JBL, RE:STORE, and many others, took part of the event.

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Burn took care of the central dance floor with foreign headliners like The Bug, Miss Red, Flowdan or Lil B, performing in a unique location, the Fountain Square, alongside the best local music artist and bands during the festival.

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Nike organized themed walks ”The Archives of Faces&Laces”, presented by special members of the community.

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Vans brought to Moscow House of Vans and decided to celebrate it’s 50 year anniversary inside the Faces&Laces event, the classic way, with a big skatepark and jaw-dropping performances from both the riders and the headliners (Modern Pets-Berlin/Young Adults-Moscow).

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Puma celebrated the event with its own music stage and an exposition dedicated to the classic ”Clyde” sneaker.

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Reebok launched their sneaker collaboration with Faces&Laces, inspired by the theme of the event ”City Under Construction” Pack, uses the same black and yellow pattern as the decorative element of the stands.

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Inside the Casio exposition, visitors could enjoy a bird’s eye-view of the entire area, win watches and watch graffiti performed by local artists NOOTK and SNOOM.

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On the Pioneer Pond, for the first time during Faces&Laces took place Unleashed Battle, a wakeboard competition and a junior jam session, both of them being rewarded by JBL, Unleashed Wake Magazine and partners.

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Faces&Laces is an annual exhibition that is dedicated to fashion, sports and alternative contemporary art in Moscow, with a focus on the subcultures.

We look forward to seeing what they have planned for the next edition, in the meanwhile take a look at the gallery and tell us your thoughts.

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Check out more about Faces&Laces here http://faceslaces.com.

Thank you.

A.

 

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