Last week we paid a whistle-stop visit to London on Fountain of Youth business. The streets were quiet and shining, the weather was great and we had an amazing time and made many new friends. This is what we did: We stayed at the new Ace Hotel on Shoreditch High Street. The Ace team will always be close to our hearts and this is a beautiful addition to their stable. (…)
In the late Spring we opened a little pop-up gallery in Dalston for the Fountain of Youth. If you were ever travelling down the Kinglsand Road into town, chances are you may have seen it as you passed by. It’s just recently closed so we thought it’d be nice to look back over what happened there during the summer. Eternal Youth was the brain-child of our wonderful UK partners Missy (…)
At our Fountain of Youth pop up shop in London, an exhibition by Gary Card, his first solo one, has just opened. It’s called Abandoned Amusement Park Attraction and it’s populated with strange big-nosed, open-mouthed, goggle-eyed characters sculpted from wire and 300 rolls of masking tape. Gary is a multi-talented set, prop, costume, and interior designer who has worked on a wide range of projects all the way from Lady (…)
Today was a massive day, only just ending! First thing this morning I put the sign up above the shop I had made the day before. And finally it made the shop really seem like our home. All the commuters going into central London to work in the morning on the bus or bike, pass by and now they too can notice us, not just the people walking by on (…)
Find the street, say the password “golden immortal monkey style” and the gates will open…
This weekend, the Feast food festival is taking place in East London’s Tobacco Dock. What’s a food festival? Imagine something like a weihnachtsmarkt, only without the christmas kitsch, totally dedicated to food, and you’ll get the idea. Feast offers a snapshot of the state of food in London right now, which is without a doubt one of the most exciting cities for food anywhere. So expect lots of international street (…)
We took the boat and landed at a quite flat beach.
Then we found jaguars that are in the Import Export business just as we are.
The 4 monkeys assembled and gave away the first can.
Then we walked around and dropped of a can, wherever we felt welcome. Alongside we left some traces.