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celebrating the launch of ‘DO IT: THE COMPENDIUM’ curated by HANS ULRICH OBRIST

W MAGAZINE, BURBERRY and INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL (ICI) hosted a dinner to celebrate the launch of ‘DO IT: THE COMPENDIUM’ curated by HANS ULRICH OBRIST, which took place during the second annual FRIEZE ART FAIR New York. Burberry, W’s Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi and Kate Fowle of Independent Curators International hosted the exclusive dinner at The Park Avenue Armory in New York, NY. With a live performance by Burberry Acoustic musician Roo Panes, the guests including Pharrell Williams, Michael Stipe, Tali Lennox, Tom Guinness, Giovanna Battaglia and Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld were entertained.

Other Attendees at the event included: Karla Martinez, Derek Blasberg, Genevieve Jones, Anh Duong, Tracey Emin, Uri Aran, Richard Wentworth, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Robert Longo, Laure Heriard-Dubreuil, Amanda Ross, Helen Schifter, Arden Wohl, Hope Atherton, and Fabiola Beracasa.   A DJ set by British artist Eddie Peake was also added to flavor the event. Here’s a sneak peak, and more fdmloves selects to come.

PHARRELL WILLIAMS, helen lasinchah and stefano tonchi at Wmag | Burberry | fashiondailymag

About W Magazine:
W has a circulation of 450,000 and reaches an audience of over 1.4 million. It is published by Condé Nast, a division of Advance Publications. W is the who, what, where, when and why in the world of style. Anchored by an exquisite oversized print magazine, W is a cross-platform brand recognized for its rich history and 40-year legacy in storytelling through fashion photography. W is transformative, predictive, risk-taking and holds a unique position at the center of fashion, film and art.

About Burberry:
Burberry, which is headquartered in London, was founded in 1856. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange (BRBY.L) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.

About ICI:
Independent Curators International (ICI) connects emerging and established curators, artists, and institutions to forge international networks and generate new forms of collaboration through the production of exhibitions, events, publications, and curatorial training. Headquartered in New York, the organization provides public access to the people and practices that are key to current developments in curating and exhibition-making around the world, inspiring fresh ways of seeing and contextualizing contemporary art. Since it was established in 1975, ICI has worked with over 1,000 curators and 3,700 artists from 52 countries worldwide.

photos: courtesy of Burberry