Billabong’s 4th annual Design For Humanity benefit (www.designforhumanity.com), to be held on Thursday, June 10th, 2010, is heading to a new location set in the heart of legendary NY streets on the back lot of Paramount Studios in Hollywood. This massive fashion-music-art block party will feature two concert stages, DJ dance parties, a runway fashion show showcasing one of a kind Billabong bikinis, a custom art gallery in partnership with The Carmichael Gallery, live art installations, Hit+Run live t-shirt screen printing, food trucks, a VIP street, and much more.
Legendary electroclash duo FISCHERSPOONER (www.fischerspooner.com) will be headlining this year’s event for an unforgettable festival of light and sound performance. FISCHERSPOONER’s fusion of music, dance, fashion, film and photography makes them a perfect collaborator for this year’s event. Additional opening acts and guest DJ’s include Kid Sister, Pase Rock, Classixx, Them Jeans, and Mark Moreno.
100% of this year’s ticket sales and proceeds from art show and product collaboration auction sales are being donated to Invisible Children (www.invisiblechildren.com), an organization raising awareness and funds for families affected by the long-standing war in Uganda, Africa. Invisible Children rebuilds schools devastated by war, benefiting over 8,400 Ugandan youth in the areas of water and sanitation, books and equipment, refurbishment of structures, teacher support, and technology and power.
This year’s event is sponsored by Verizon Wireless and Samsung. Tickets go on sale on May 12th. Please go to http://www.designforhumanity.com for more info.