It's that time of year again... start off SXSW right with our kickoff party and the opening of Ink Tank's Analogue Future installation, attend some of the raddest official Interactive talks with Lomography heavyweights, and of course, check out some amazing live music with our slew of showcases in-store!
- When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013; 6:00 – 10:00 pm
What: SXSW Kickoff Party and opening of Ink Tank Collective’s installation “The Future is Analogue”!
Taking inspiration from Lomography’s most quintessential of mottos, Ink Tank will transform the Lomography Gallery Store Austin into an analogue mélange for our eyes and ears. Open bar c/o Tito’s Handmade Vodka and our non-alcoholic darlings at ID Soda.
Ink Tank is an Austin-based artist collective composed of roughly thirteen mercurial individuals. Together we make objects and conceptual environments, aiming to privilege the experience and not the relic. We take having fun very seriously so we are fortunate to find ourselves in this land of parties. We don’t live in the future but try to sometimes, with results.
- When: Monday, March 11, 2013; 12:30 pm
What: OFFICIAL SXSW INTERACTIVE TALK Creating and Keeping Kickass Photo Communities
With Lomography USA Chief of Online, Alexandra Klasinski, and Flickr. Must have a SXSW Interactive Badge to attend
- When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013; 4:30 pm
What: Lomography at Analogue Anonymous Meet Up
Austin Convention Center, Meet Up Pavilion EH 3/4, 500 E. Cesar Chavez. Must have a SXSW Interactive Badge to attend
- When: Tuesday, March 12, 2013; 6:00 – 10:00 pm
What: Breakaway Records Showcase!
Breakaway Records (along with some special guest DJs) will be taking to the street! Spinning nothing but 45’s (ya know, the little records!) right there on the pavement. Equipped with a tiny, battery powered DJ set up, some of the finest record collectors in TX (and the world!) will be spinning all the best funk, soul, old-school hip hop, etc. to get the block party started, directly in front of the house of analogue. Open bar c/o Kru Vodka and Sam Houston Whiskey.
- When: Wednesday, March 13, 2013; 5:00 – 9:00 pm
What: Lobo Sucio Showcase!
On the bill for the day: Morgan Sorne, Walker Lukens, KNIFIGHT, Nightdrive, and Hikes. Open bar c/o North Austin Brewing Cooperative.
As a family of wolves, we race along the horizon. We ride tightly on our journey, matching each other’s strides perfectly, howling individually. Through the medium of film, our goal is to help humanity embrace creativity and the feeling of being alive. Though our paws are tender and our pelts dirty, we constantly strive for the next journey.
- When: Thursday, March 14, 2013; 5:00 – 9:00 pm
What: TEKLIFE and #FEELINGS Presents #TEXLYFE
A Chicago-meets-Austin showcase of forward-thinking footwork, juke, hyPLUR, hybrid club and WTF DJs and producers from the TEKLIFE and #FEELINGS crews, including the legendary DJ Spinn, Taso/Wolf B, Ben Aqua, Supraman, MoonDoctoR/FreshTillDef, Mike G/Lefty/Nikes. More info at virtualfeelings.com. Open bar c/o Kru Vodka and Twenty Grand Vodka Infused Cognac.
- When: Friday, March 15, 2013; 5:00 – 9:00 pm
What: Lomography Staff Showcase!
Watch our own badass ladies Marleigh and Meggie play some drum and bass! * It ruins the joke right away but they play the instruments respectively, not as a genre. Open bar c/o Kru Vodka and Twenty Grand Vodka Infused Cognac.
The Mole People: “Fantastic, just energetic and soulful and absolutely insane” —Laurie Gallardo, KUT Austin
Night Court: From the depths of college radio emerged a trio, bound by the forces of rock, to overcome the darkness wrought by boredom and stagnation. Night Court, born in 2011, consists of two dudes and a dudette dedicated to shredding hard and tearing it up in ATX.
- When: Saturday, March 16, 2013; 2:00 – 7:00 pm
What: Proxart Showcase!
On the bill for the day: Conveyor, The Parlour Suite, Hi Ho Silver Oh, and Miracles of Modern Science, with more to come! Open bar c/o Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Dos Equis.
Proxart celebrates your local community and the culture it creates. For two years we’ve published Proxart Magazine, showcasing local, innovative art to the world. In addition, Proxart.co is updated several times a week, featuring content tailored specifically for the web. We also produce a podcast, curate galleries, and produce meet-ups for local artists to connect with other like-minded individuals.
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