AFROPUNK Announces Fashion Activations & Brooklyn Museum Partnership Ahead of BK 2022 Festival

August 30, 2022 0

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AFROPUNK is dedicated to highlighting Black creativity and experience in all aspects of culture, from music and art to food and fashion. With the first AFROPUNK Brooklyn since 2019 happening during this year’s New York City Fashion Week, the game-changing brand is preparing for several fashion-themed activations that highlight Black influence in the fashion and culture industries. AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022 hits Commodore Barry Park on September 10-11.

AFROPUNK Brooklyn Museum Ticket Bundle
AFROPUNK announces its new partnership with The Brooklyn Museum for the AFROPUNK/Virgil Abloh: “Figures Of Speech” ticket bundle. This bundle will allow fans to access both the festival and exhibit at a discounted cost not available anywhere else. Bundle purchasers will be able to purchase anyday/anytime tickets to the exhibit, while current festival ticket holders can use the discount code BrooklynBaby to purchase timed tickets.

The late visionary artist and designer Virgil Abloh has reshaped how we understand the role of fashion, art, design, and music in contemporary culture. Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech” is the first museum exhibition devoted to Abloh’s work and spans two decades of his practice. Newly added for the Brooklyn Museum’s presentation are never-before-seen objects from the artist’s archive, as well as a “social sculpture,” which draws upon Abloh’s background in architecture. Exhibition is on view now through January 29, 2023.

Ticket Bundle Price
Weekend + Virgil Abloh Exhibit – $170 ($20 off)
Saturday Single Day + Virgil Abloh Exhibit – $115 ($10 off)
Sunday Single Day + Virgil Abloh Exhibit – $130 ($10 off)

AFROPUNK X Brooklyn Museum Ticket Bundle Link

Receive 15% off weekday tickets by entering the code BrooklynBaby to purchase discounted tickets. The offer is valid through September 16th. You can buy that ticket here.

A Night In With AFROPUNK
Just before Fashion Week, on September 6th at Soho Works (875 Washington St) in Manhattan, “A Night In With AFROPUNK,” presented by Maui Moisture, combines a panel discussing the beauty industry from a Black perspective with a sleepover vibe. Attendees can watch the filmed panel, touching on issues such as why hair and makeup are important for women of color and how social media aids in diversifying what the world sees as beautiful, can choose a special manicure from a limited number of gel designs.

Keep an eye out for more announcements related to AFROPUNK’s fashion initiatives in the coming days.

During Fashion Week, AFROPUNK shines a spotlight on independent Black designers with “AFROPUNK Style Noir.” At a luxury black-owned boutique in Chelsea, New York, T.A. NYC, owner and buyer Telsha Andreson hosts emerging black owned brands for a takeover in her store. “Style Noir” designers will show off their wares between sets at AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022.

AFROPUNK Brooklyn 2022
The relaunched AFROPUNK Brooklyn brings a constellation of the most exciting artists in modern music to Commodore Barry Park, including headliners Burna Boy and The Roots. Beyond the headliners brings a group of game-changing names looking to make a statement at AFROPUNK. TDE rhymer Isaiah Rashad graces the stage for his first-ever AFROPUNK performance, ready to embrace an inclusive and accepting new community as he continues the latest chapter in his life and career. Notable big names on the lineup include Lucky Daye, Freddie Gibbs, Tierra Whack, and Earl Sweatshirt, who performed at his first AFROPUNK since reuniting with Tyler, The Creator and Syd at AFROPUNK 2016. Other standout performers run the genre gamut, from wide-ranging rock star Bartees Strange, to innovative jazz quintet Butcher Brown, crossover AfroBeats artist Adekunle Gold, and rising amapiano producer SPINALL, whose hit “Palazzo” ft. Asake is climbing Billboard’s Hot Afrobeats chart.

After hosting events in Miami, Atlanta, Bahia, and Johannesburg in recent years, and an event in Minneapolis this weekend, AFROPUNK feels great to be home. With AFROPUNK 2022, the global brand seeks to remind New York and the wider world why it’s one of the most vital and vibrant cultural events on the calendar. Stay tuned to AFROPUNK on socials and text “AFROPUNK” to  (718) 550-6268 to stay in the loop for more announcements.

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