THE LONDON AFTERPARTY
We wrapped up 2 amazing weeks with an afterparty at Hysteria in Dalston, featuring Alt J, Fort Romeau, Krystal Klear, Filthy Dukes and Picture House. We came, we saw… we conquered.
THE ÜN-ESTABLISHED FUTURE OF PUBLISHING
Crack Magazine hosted our final talk on the Future of Publishing with Steve Watson, (founder of Stack magazines and publisher at The Church of London) Hanna Hanra, (founder and editor of The Beat and formerly P.i.X) and Bill Prince (Deputy Editor of GQ.) Editors of Crack, Jake and Tom, led us through topics of debate such as the decline in paid for publications, the rise of the web and whether...
WE HEART THE ÜN-ESTABLISHMENT
We originally invited We Heart along to the ün-establishment to host a show and tell, yet they reached far beyond this presenting an intuitive web of talks, installations and exhibitions as part of create GB. The project aimed to show “the world that convention prodding, thought-provoking and un-ashamedly eccentric British Design and creativity is as thriving and resounding as it’s ever been.”...
SETH TROXLER AT THE ÜN-ESTABLISHMENT
The ün-establishment witnessed the second-ever live Resident Advisor Exchange (The first having taken place at the Manchester ün-establishment) with the wonderfully bizarre Seth Troxler.
LET THEM EAT CAKE PANEL DISCUSSION
The Editor in Chief of Let Them Eat Cake, Ashley Mauritzen, came to visit us at the ün-establishment to host two panel discussions along with the Let Them Eat Cake dining set. The first conversation On Fashion Media focused on the blurring line between editorial and retail, the rise and impact of the blogger and street style, and the meaning of luxury in a digital world before asking “can...
SUPER/COLLIDER RISOGRAPH PRINTING
The Super/Collider collective brought their (very, very heavy) RISOgraph printer down to the ün-establishment to encourage a different type of art, creating immediate prints from science textbooks and imagery. A lucky few spent the afternoon searching for images and scouring them out before unleashing their designs on the RISOgraph, with some fantastic results… We love their connection between...
SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS - THE SCREENING
Silence fell and Kopparberg flowed as East London inhabitants flocked to the ün-establishment to witness the repercussions of James Murphy’s decision to halt the success of LCD soundsystem. Shut Up and Play the Hits Documents his once final performance at Madison Square Garden and an intimate portrait of James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the...
ÜN-ESTABLISHED POTHOLE GARDENING
Armed with a few rogue pot plants, various miniature props and a handy amount of soil, an ün-establishment splinter group headed out onto the streets of Shoreditch for some serious pothole gardening. Scouting for suitable patches proved relatively easy so we knelt down to create our own gardens (much to the confusion of the passers by) while the pothole gardener offered words of advice. We...
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MARGOT BOWMAN'S GIF WORKSHOP
Margot Bowman hosted a GIF workshop at the ün-establishment, transferring her artistic knowledge onto a lucky few as they endeavoured to create their own animated images. Already creative director of The Estethetica Review, the East London based Artist and Designer focuses on a whole range of projects since graduating from Central St Martins, check out her...
ARCHITECTURAL TRAIL WITH PHIL GRIFFIN
The wonderful Phil Griffin hosted an architectural trail around Manchester’s Northern quarter, detailing construction gems such as the old cotton warehouses. Phil then joined us back at the ün-establishment to host a fascinating discussion on the history of Manchester through architecture, and how it affects today’s society. All images by Sebastian Matthes / www.manox.net
HOW NOT TO SET UP A MAGAZINE WITH FLUX
The Editors of Flux, Claire and Lee, stopped by the ün-establishment to offer their advice on how NOT to set up a magazine. Our design hungry crowds were taken through their experiences and learned the truth behind the creation of a revered digital publication before receiving a few tips on setting up a creative blog, magazine or website, or getting their work published. Questions were batted...
MANCHESTER CLOSING PARTY
Manchester - it’s been emotional. From design battles to architecture walks, games of Swedish Kubb to advice on how NOT to set up a magazine, the ün-establishment has hosted a fantastic selection of free workshops, exhibitions, screenings and talks, followed by the ultimate closing party. Ghostpoet, Greymatter, Illum Sphere and Will Tramp! all stepped up to the decks surrounded by...