Washington D.C., D.C. Armory: October 18 – October 27
This beautiful, interactive “Expand Your Reality” experience will create new, bold and thought-provoking moments that bring Refinery29’s mission and multi-sensory spaces to life in collaboration with global artists, creators, visionaries, meaningful causes, and brands. Each room will put visitors at the center of the event with hands-on activities and several phone-free experiences, sparking engagement and igniting self-expression, storytelling and dialogue.
29Rooms will also feature city-specific collaborations with local artists Washington D.C. Additionally, some audience favorite rooms including: Teenage Bedroom, a technicolor fur bedroom that transports you back to the 90s teenage years and Inner Beauty Ball, a dance party where guests are invited to express, celebrate and dance will be included in the experience.
THE TRAVELING BILLBOARD WASHINGTON, D.C. In Collaboration with Jamea Richmond-Edwards: At each stop along the 2019 29Rooms Expand Your Reality Tour, guests will be welcomed by a massive billboard treated with a mural by a locally-based artist. As an iconic silhouette of the urban landscape, the billboard will act as a spectacular canvas highlighting Washington, D.C. collaborator artist Jamea Richmond-Edwards.
THE ART PARK In Collaboration with NNEKKAA, Yvette Mayorga, Dan Lam, hanski, Trap Bob: Refinery29 has invited five artists from around the country – one from each tour stop – to transform our geometric playground into a canvas for creativity. The Art Park explores new ways of showcasing art and creating space at 29Rooms through playful composition and discovery.