che kothari & wan luv x va$htie present...
1992 | TORONTO
We're proud to bring the first-ever 1992 Party to Toronto, alongside its co-creator, Va$htie. Established in 2006, the 1992 Party has recieved numerous accolades, including the title "Best Party" at the Paper Magazine Nightlife Awards and has been featured in the New York Times.
We're also celebrating the launch of Che Kothari's website, www.chekothari.com, launching February 21st, 2014. Having spent years of capturing images around the world, the site will serve as his first full-online portfolio. Be on the lookout for news related to the site, and Che's insight on images that will be launched before the party.
Music: Va$htie (NYC), Huggy Bear (NYC), DJ Mensa (TMI) and Lissa Monét
hosted by wan luv
Advance tickets - $15
Day of - $20
More at the door
Thank you to our Supporting Partners:
NorBlack NorWhite: http://norblacknorwhite.com/
Va$htie Kola is a New York based Director, Filmmaker, Artist, Designer, Creative Consultant and DJ. She has cultivated the Downtown New York City scene for over a decade as a style icon, but her curatorial outreach and influence spans worldwide.
Having become one of NY’s biggest tastemakers in the realms of fashion, film and music, Va$htie has directed videos with the likes of Justin Bieber, Kid Cudi and Kendrick Lamar, as well creative director for brands such as Billionaire Boys Club/IceCream, Def Jam and her own brand, VIOLETTE - in which she became the first woman to design a Jordan brand sneaker.
Alongside her friend and partner Oscar, Va$htie created the 1992 party to revitalize the New York nightlife, while bringing back a moment in time that breathed nothing but good vibes and great music. The party has stretched from New York to Miami, and even overseas to Paris and Amsterdam. Attaching itself to names like Q-Tip, DJ Premier, The Clipse and Jay-Z amongst others, 1992 is known to bring tastemakers and celebrities together to reminisce and dance the night away.
Che Kothari is Toronto-based photographer and community leader, consistently driving positive action and cultural expansion. Che has been capturing images and has been a part of over 100 exhibitions, from Toronto to Jamaica, NY to India, and all the way to Japan. Focusing on artists who have a message of social change embedded into their storytelling, Che has photographed intimate portrait sessions with the likes of Nas, Erykah Badu, Ziggy, Julian, Rita and Damian Marley, Ice Cube, Chuck D of Public Enemy, Q-Tip, Zaki Ibrahim, Common, Talib Kweli, Dead Prez, Afrika Bambaataa, Kool Herc, Joey Badass, KRS One, Beenie Man, Sizzla, Buju Banton, K’naan, k-os and Shad & more.
Check out the newly designed www.chekothari.com!