The Diana World Tour Makes its Return to Los Angeles!


It’s that time again! The Diana World Tour has landed in LA and we are welcoming it back in style! This time the event will be hosted at Space 1520, and you definitely don’t want to miss out! Come take a look at our collection of vintage Diana cameras and some cool clones and vignette’s brought to you by the likes of Charlyne Yi, Debby Ryan, Anthony Gonzales of M83 and many more!

WHAT: The Diana World Tour Opening Party!
WHEN: Tuesday, June 19th; 6:00pm – 10:00pm
WHERE: Space 1520
1520 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90028

We are so excited to have the Detrich Collection make it’s way back to sunny LA! This time around we will be having TWICE the fun collaborating with the uber cool SPACE 1520. Don’t miss out on seeing the most extensive vintage Diana F+ collection around.

We have a few tricks up our sleeve for the opening party! Music will be provided by Charlyne Yi & the Rangdang for all your rocking out pleasure, but make sure you stay and dance with our ultra special DJ, Juan Velasquez from the band Abe Vigoda. It wouldn’t be an LA party without some PBR on hand. We’ve also managed to secure yummy snacks by the lovely people at Let's be Frank. Don’t forget about all the cool custom clones and vignettes that local celebrities, photographers, and community members contributed! This party will definitely go down in the record books!

A bit about our contributors:

Diana Customized Clone Artists

Charlyne Yi makes music, fights, paints, draws, does stuff in front and behind cameras that sometimes people see, and is a professional heart throb. She co-made a little movie called Paper Heart, isn’t a doctor but played one on the TV show House. She is also in a few bands: Charlyne Yi and the Rangdang, Keychain, and some other top secret projects.

Scott “Rock Action” Asheton is a founding member of the The Stooges, along with brother Ron, Dave Alexander and Iggy Pop. He is credited with the distinction of pioneering the punk rock drum style and has influenced countless musicians with his steady hard hitting primal beats.

Septerhed, during the day is CEOEO of Septerhed INC, floating between duties which include, but are not limited to, Fine Art, Illustration, Art Director, Copywriter, Songwriter, Photographer, Creative Hydrant, Hot Sauce Enthusiast, Musician, Street Artsist, Anti-‐Graphic Designer and Screen Printer. Septerhed is a slave to design and being creative in ALL mediums.

Poketo is an art and lifestyle brand from Los Angeles, California. Poketo’s collection of lifestyle wares are inspired by art, fun, color, spontaneity, and contemporary design, with past collaborations with brands including Target, Nike, Disney, and SFMoMA.

Rocom is an artist. “My pop culture obsessions have always had something to do with hip-hop and comic books. My Diana F+ Clone is a minimalist take on Marvel’s The Thing from The Fantastic Four, emulating the character’s orange rocky appearance and his well-known blue eyes.”

J★RYU, AKA the Purdy Supremacy, is an east coast-based designer/sculptor/artist focused primarily on exploring the themes of life and death and more intriguingly, what lies beyond. In his career, J★RYU has worked on projects for clients such as Marvel Ent., Sony Ericsson, and Wonderbra.

Jonathan Halperin is the Talent Buyer for The Glass House in Pomona and the Boutique Content Coordinator for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. He has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, a bulldog named Brooklyn, and a St. Bernard named Harlow.

Francesca Buenaflor began her career as a model but has now made the transition into the film and fashion industries. Employing film and digital cameras alike, she is experimental in her shooting, documenting personal life and strangers’ lives in the streets with past projects involving Snoop Dogg, Mercedes-Benz, FHM, and Lenovo.

The Keep A Breast Foundation™ is a 501 © (3) non-profit organization. Their mission is to help eradicate breast cancer by exposing young people to methods of prevention, early detection and support through art events, educational programs and fundraising efforts.

Gregory Siff is an American artist whose work blurs the boundaries between Pop Art and Abstract-expressionism, with a little bit of street art thrown in for good measure. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Gregory has been bi-coastal for the past ten years, but officially made Los Angeles home in 2009 where he has since established himself as ‘one to watch’ in the LA art scene.

Diana Vignettes Photographers

Claire Oring is a 23 year old fine artist with an overactive imagination and a burning love for analogue film. She earned a BFA from Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and The University of Westminster in London.

Chelsea Kane is a versatile young actress and musician. The Phoenix, Arizona native has been acting professionally since the age of nine and is most recently known for starring roles in the Disney TV show Jonas and the TV movie “Minutemen.”

Debby Ryan is one of the most watched, versatile young stars in the business today. Debby currently stars as Jessie on Disney’s new hit show of the same name and in her spare time, she is heavily involved in music and collaborates with her brother and friends to create and produce original music.

French musician Anthony Gonzalez is the front man for the band M83, named after the spiral galaxy Messier 83. He is currently on tour promoting his new record “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming.”

After an externship at Charlie Palmer’s Aureole in New York, Ilan Hall graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and subsequently got his certification in Baking and Pastry Arts at the school’s Napa, California campus. At 24, on the series still most-watched episode, he won Bravo TV’s reality competition, Top Chef, and his style has now spawned his indefinable first restaurant – The Gorbals Los Angeles

A native to Illinois, Connor Doyle moved to Los Angels at the age of 17 to pursue his music career. He decided to take the challenge on tour to take photos of his everyday life on the road with his band The Dear Hunter

Originally from Osaka, Japan, Satomi moved to L.A 11 years ago to study film. It was then when a friend introduced her to Lomography. Currently working as a lab technician at Lomography Gallery Store LA, Satomi’s beautiful and experimental images are no stranger to garnering praise and likes on each album she uploads.

Maddie Sensibile is a fashion blogger from Los Angeles, CA. She spends most of her time shopping and eating at the coolest restaurants around the city. Her favorite activity is attending too many concerts and music festivals!

Yoon is a California based photographer, most commonly known for his work with the online skater magazine “The Berrics” After an unfortunate accident nearly left him blind, he decided to pursue photography at Pasadena’s Art Center College of Design.

Leveled Magazine is a Lifestyle Magazine covering anything and everything cool that is brought to our attention on the worlds stage. They cater to those who’s interests are to remain in the cutting edge of art, photography, film, music and style among other things.

written by lomographyla on 2012-06-05 in #events #los-angeles #party #fun #diana-world-tour-los-angeles #dwt-la #diana-f #losangeles #la #diana-world-tour #dwt #tour


  1. lomographyaustx
    lomographyaustx ·

    Whoo hoo! Good luck guys!

  2. lindsayhutchens
    lindsayhutchens ·

    Heeyyy... I know Juan! Tell him I say hello. He'll know what it means.

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