We blogged about the Beautiful Losers film which was screened last October here in London at the BFI and the ICA, both sold out very quickly and if like us you missed it first time around now is your chance to see the film again at the ICA.
BEAUTIFUL LOSERS celebrates the spirit behind one of the most influential cultural moments of a generationBeautiful Losers will run from on 6 - 18, 20, 22 - 24 August. £8 / £7 concessions / £6 ICA members. Opening night: Thursday 6 August, 7.30pm - SCREENING + Q&A +DJs SLAM CITY SKATES | CRYSTAL VISION
In the early 1990's a loose-knit group of likeminded outsiders found common ground at a little NYC storefront gallery. Rooted in the DIY (do-it-yourself) subcultures of skateboarding, surf, punk, hip hop & graffiti, they made art that reflected the lifestyles they led. Developing their craft with almost no influence from the "establishment" art world, this group, and the subcultures they sprang from, have now become a movement that has been transforming pop culture.
Starring a selection of artists who are considered leaders within this culture, Beautiful Losers focuses on the telling of personal stories. It speaks to themes of what happens when the outside becomes "in" as it explores the creative ethos connecting these artists and today's youth.
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