A cultural overview of current and upcoming happenings & must-sees, giving an insight in the YS weekly inspirations.
RA Ai Weiwei Weekender
11 - 13 January
RA will open their doors for a full 56 hours weekender. It is the last weekend to the Ai Weiwei's exhibition, which will close after 13 December. The weekend is full of events, surreal live performances, talks and screenings. For more information visit the website here.
Itsnicethat: Highlights 2015
To round up a great year of creativity, Itsnicethat organizes one final Nicer Tuesdays. This last 2015 evenings includes James Chambers and Tom Judd, founders of animation and interactive design studio Animade, known for frankenSim and the Airbnb NYC marathon campaign. Camille Walala, and her year making murals for companies such as Facebook and Converse and releasing her own fashion label. Itsnicethat Graduate of 2015, Michael Driver and founder of Unmade, formerly known as Knyttan, Ben Alun-Jones. For more information visit the website.
Hibernate at Hang-up Gallery
11 December - 31 January 2016
The upcoming exhibition shows the new and exclusive works of the leading urban and contemporary artists, including Banksy, Hariand Miller, Sir Peter Blake, Invader and Takashi Murakami.
To celebrate the new gallery space, Hang-up opened a Banksy Bunker, showing the permanent collection of Banksy. For more information visit the website.
Tom Johnson at Box Studio, Shoreditch
9 - 13 December
Merthyr Rising, the new project by Tom Johnson, shot in collaboration with stylist Charlotte James. Being both a fashion shoot and social study in contrasts, the project sees the Merthyr locals in high fashion pieces, photographed in their ex-mining town. For more information visit the website.