What’s on: The Face Apartment

Click here to see the line up for the next three weeks at Overthrow Gym on 9 Bleecker Street, downtown New York.

26TH SEPTEMBER: SOUNDCLOUD ARTISTS TO WATCH SHOWCASE: 8:30PM12:30AM

Artist to Watch is a weekly digital promotion series that seeks to highlight artists on the rise, reflecting SoundCloud’s mission to provide opportunities and empower artists. Come check out performances from SoundCloud up-and-comers, including heatseeking Brooklyn rapper-producer Jay Gwuapo, L.A. spitter Jallal, Fools Gold’s own Tabby Wakes, Chicago emo-trap phenom Ness Heads, and Niara Sterling, resident DJ at the Brooklyn club night PERK and on Balamii Radio.

7TH SEPTEMBER: PARK HYUN GI ARTIST STUDIO RESIDENCY 12 – 9PM

PARK HYUN GI is a Korean-American artist based in Los Angeles. Her work is strongly influenced by her bicultural identity, drawing on differences between ritual and routine, in the form of fictionalised ritual performances. 

8TH SEPTEMBER: TIE-DYE WORKSHOP WITH COLLINA STRADA 8PM – 12AM

Hillary Taymour, founder of cult New York label Collina Strada hosts a signature tie-dye workshop. Roll up your sleeves and get involved.

9TH SEPTEMBER: LOOK AT THE FRONT DOOR: IN CONVERSATION WITH CLAYTON PATTERSON 11AM – 2PM

Clayton Patterson is a Canadian-born artist who has been based in NYC since 1979. His work almost exclusively documents the art, life and times of the Lower East Side in Manhattan. Come listen to him talk about the wild history of the Lower East Side.

9TH SEPTEMBER: IN WITH THE NEW: NYC’S FRESHEST ARTISTS TAG THE FACE’S MOST ICONIC COVERS 3PM – 8PM

Followed by a conversation with the artists – Matthew Tierney, Lucas Benarroch, Boris Bernard and Nico Linares – about the state of street art culture in NYC.

12TH SEPTEMBER: WOMEN’S KUNG FU SELF-DEFENCE WORKSHOP WITH YVONNE KWOK 10AM11.30AM

It’s wild out here in 2019: be prepared with Wing Chun Kung Fu and Taekwon-do aster, Yvonne Kwok.

13TH SEPTEMBER: b.stroy RUNWAY SHOW 

(b).stroy’s SS20 show.

14TH SEPTEMBER: KHLORIS FLOWER WORKSHOP 1PM – 4PM

New York Artist KHLORIS a.k.a. Krista Chiu teaches the art of texture in the form of floral stories to be donated to the New York Presbyterian Hospital.

14TH SEPTEMBER: MOJOOSH TEA CEREMONY 4.30PM – 6PM

MoJoosh a.k.a. Ting Nichols takes you on a badass 90-minute journey of a tea ceremony. Limited places. Tea’s on us.

15TH SEPTEMBER: JAYNE LIES ARTIST STUDIO RESIDENCY 1PM5PM

Hong Kong born, New York based photographer and multidisciplinary artist takes over the apartment’s artist studio for the afternoon. Interact with her live calligraphy performance art.

15TH SEPTEMBER: ZOEY GONG MOON MERIDIAN YOGA AND MEDITATION 5PM – 7PM

Join New York’s TCM and Meridian yoga queen for a basement session on your Sunday night, followed by a Yin meditation performance.

16TH SEPTEMBER: ALEXANDER JAMES EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT: in conversation with the artist, Trey Taylor and Margaret Zhang 7PM – 11PM

Alexander James is a British born multi-media artist. His practice spans diverse media, including painting, sculpture, video and installation — questioning his own experiences and dreams. Join Alexander, The Face’s US Editor Trey Taylor and Creative-Director-at-Large (Asia) Margaret Zhang for a conversation and exclusive preview of the artist’s new solo show. 

19TH SEPTEMBER: WOMEN’S KUNG FU SELF-DEFENCE WORKSHOP WITH YVONNE KWOK 10AM – 12PM

It’s wild out here in 2019: be prepared with Wing Chun Kung Fu and Taekwon-do master, Yvonne Kwok.

20TH SEPTEMBER: BREADFACE PRESENTS: AN ASMR SUPPER EXPERIENCE WITH CIROC 5PM – 9PM

A whispering only supper experience, with the full textural spectrum of foods by none other than Bad Taste a.k.a. Jen Monroe and drinks by Ciroc. Hosted by elusive performance artist, Bread Face.

21ST SEPTEMBER: CONFESS: BREADFACE OVERNIGHT PERFORMANCE ART INSTALLATION 8PM-9AM (22ND)

New York performance artist Bread Face is here to sign your BYO bread, breadface any bread from our portfolio of baked goods available to purchase, or simply hear out your confessions from the confines of her bread confession booth installation.

22ND SEPTEMBER: THE FUTURE OF SEX RESIDENCY DAY 6PM – LATE

WARNING: This is an uncensored XXX evening of entertainment and an exploration of principles of pleasure. Peep a private preview of Erika Lust’s XConfessions short films and stay for the panel discussion with host, Future of Sex Founder, Bryony Cole. She’ll be interviewing sextech industry experts Lora Haddock, Justin Lehmiller, SX Noir and Erika Lust and taking us all on a deeper dive into the science of sexual desire. Get loose, the libations are on Madre.


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