Five artists from around the country have been invited 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.
In 2017, only 8% of top 100 films were directed by women. Refinery29 is dedicated to change that. Shatterbox is an award-winning short-film series dedicated to spotlighting the voices of female filmmakers, and providing emerging and established talent the support and opportunity to realize their vision and reach new audiences through storytelling. Born as a rallying cry to counteract staggering industry statistics, the series champions gender parity storytelling in Hollywood, both on and off the screen.
As an iconic silhouette of the urban landscape, our traveling billboard is more than just a striking beacon to welcome you to 29Rooms, it is a canvas for highlighting talent from each local community across the Expand Your Reality Tour. At each stop along the 29Rooms 2019 Tour, guests will be welcomed by a massive billboard treated with a mural by a locally-based artist.
When Black assemblies are seen as threats, Black voices heard as noise, and Black culture something to be co-opted, here marks a space of tribute. Powerful and soft, queenly and human, an individual and a community; there are a spectrum of truths that make up Black women’s experience. Brought to life by Refinery29’s dedicated platform for Black millennial women, Unbothered, we invite you to “say her name” or take your place within a long legacy of Black excellence, beauty and achievement.
We’re throwing a dance party and everyone is invited. Behind these doors, you’ll encounter the soundtrack to your city and characters that will inspire you to make room, make moves and release. We just need your energy to kick things off, so get in there and start moving...This is your dance break!
Are headlines and news notifications getting you down? Well, cheer up, because the ACLU is inviting you to join the fight for civil rights and civil liberties in Congress, in the courts, and in your community. Together, we can shift the story and make a change by taking action.
“Every day is an opportunity to be a better version of yourself than yesterday. Every day is a chance to make a change/ i want you to know that you are special. And your life has a purpose. If anyone ever told you that you needed to be “realistic” about the goals you set for yourself, or for the world...just take a look around. Remember, only you define your reality”
Throughout history, the interpretation of dreams has been studied far and wide. Ancients believed that dreams were prophetic messages from the Gods. Some believe they are merely a doorway to our true thoughts and unconscious. In this surreal installation, guests are invited to fall down the rabbit hole to an alternate universe where nothing is what it seems.
When used in the right way, light can be a paintbrush that transforms any environment. Venture beyond the camera lens to experience two creative lighting methods that manipulate light, color, and shadow to instantly shift your perception and allow you to see yourself—and your surroundings—in a new light.
“Everyday magic for the modern mystic”
Our spirit is the essence of who we are. Magic is everywhere and it is available to all of us. Explore this enchanted crystal cave where The Hoodwitch will guide guests to awaken the deepest part of themselves and tap into their own inner magic. Because now more than ever, the universe needs your beacon of light, so have no fear in shining bright.
In everyone, there lies our inner child. In a time of uncertainty, the world around us can extinguish our inner child’s flame, and it has never been so important to listen to our inner child and look at the world again with new eyes. In this interactive installation, Carlota Guerrero invites guests to write a message to their inner child and reconnect again.
It is believed we hold the secrets to our deepest selves right in the palm of our hands, we just have to learn how to unravel them. Taking a page from the ancient art of Palmistry, you'll embark on a cosmic journey to unpack the mysteries of your fortune by surrendering control and putting your destiny in a stranger's hands.
From the beginning of time, humans have gathered around fires and told stories to one another. Yet our increasingly technological world can sometimes keep us from truly connecting. In this room, guests are invited to step outside of their comfort zone, pull up a chair, and connect with a stranger. Try our social experiment and tap into the joy of shared humanity.
Remember those formative years when you were a teenager and just how sacred your bedroom was? It was that dreamy place you could always count on, where you could event remove yourself from the world and get lost in your own thoughts and reflection. Uzumaki Cepeda invites you to enter a time warp and revisit your teenage years, from looking through the closet, to playing Nintendo, this is a safe space for everyone.
When is the last time you picked up a paintbrush or put pencil to paper to capture what you see in front of you? Art is not just a final product meant to be seen; the beauty is as much in the process as it is in the product. Here, creativity comes to life as you work live in the space; creating, improvising and unleashing. Enter this studio bravely, ready to express yourself and make your mark.