Converse has announced the latest instalment in a series of global community projects designed to inspire the next generation through music, art, style and skate.
Following a series of similar events in New York, Los Angeles,Warsaw and Belgrade, CONS Project London will next open at Copeland Gallery in Peckham on Thursday 22nd May. The 10-week project will allow the community to use the space as a hub for a series of talks, workshops and exhibitions, all aimed to inspiring creativity in young people.
The series kicks off with Alex Synamatix, Co-Founder of The Daily Street, hosting a series of inspirational talks and panel discussions, including one on the topic of DIY Digital Media with Hyponik’s editor Josh Thomas, Adam Scotland (Daily Street) and Aaron Christian (Individualism). Also in the line-up is a series of Mix Lab classes curated by Scratcha DVA, a music production development program allowing promising young musicians invaluable access to respected mentors from the UK’s underground music scene.
There will also be a series of raves, screenings, talks and exhibitions titled ‘Journey Through LDN Sounds’ it shall cover the multiple genres that have defined generations. Skateboarder Jerome Campbell and friends have also crafted a calendar of photographic and film inspired skate sessions, and there will also be a a dedicated outdoor skate space at the venue which will feature iconic urban architecture.
The official opening party will take place on Thursday 29th May with a performance from US hip-hop legend Pusha T with support from Krept & Kronan, Rustie and Scratcha DVA.
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