Those who are following along with this set of adventures that were shared on THIS POST, know that my PiercingMetal Media Outlet was wandering the aisles of the Brooklyn Expo Center for the 2nd Annual Five Points Festival. New readers will want to click that link first because I’ve been doing this methodically and this is the final installment. There’s been a lot of cool things to see and people to meet so far and I am almost sad that we are finishing up with this chapter. Here we go.
Hello again my friends. As mentioned the other day in THIS POST, The PiercingMetal Media Outlet is on point at the 2018 Five Points Festival and in case you’re wondering – you have safely arrived at our second chapter. I’m picking up where I left off in the previous chapter so let’s continue the exploring shall we.
If you’ve been keeping up with PiercingMetal on the social networking side, you know that it’s been a busy week already as over the last few days I’ve been spending time exploring the Book Expo that was being held at the Javits Center. While some of the discoveries at that convention have made their way here, a larger part of it gets posted on our Lifestyle Blog partner website “The Chronicles” of Piercing Ken. With the Book Expo completed it was time to get down to business at the still new Five Points Festival which has returned for its second year as a convention. This year it would move to the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and this space is very well known to me as its the same place where I attend the NYC Hot Sauce Expo every year. The Five Points Festival is loaded with sights and designer toys galore. Let’s take a walk.
I’m pretty sure that our readers know how much we love the assorted conventions that come to our Media Metropolis and our favorites are probably the Geek Culture ones like the NY Comic Con and stuff like that and also the ones focused on the toy industry such as the brand new Five Points Festival. This event is mapping out its second year and the full release can be viewed down below the poster. Take a look.
The Press Release:
Five Points Festival, a designer toy, street, and alternative art festival is excited to announce the return of the much-anticipated event for 2018! Taking place the weekend of June 2-3rd, 2018 – at the awesome Brooklyn Expo Center, the festival will bring together the shining stars of the Designer Toy, Kaiju & Sofubi, Craft Beer, Food and alternative art worlds.
Featuring a dynamic lineup of counterculture artists and artisans from around the world. The event is a 2-day celebration of toy designers and customizers with an extensive international Neo-Kaiju and Sofubi section, original street art, independent comic artists, gourmet food trucks and craft beer presented by Clutter Magazine and sponsored by 50 Years of The Outer Spacemen, and Lagunitas Brewing Company.
Enthusiasts familiar with art toys will have the chance to meet some of the world’s most iconic artists and brands like Huck Gee, Instinctoy, Kidrobot, James Groman, Jason Freeny, Ron English, Super7, Tara McPherson, and Mighty Jaxx on the show floor, where they will be featured alongside artists from the U.S., Japan, Germany, Korea, the U.K. and elsewhere, some showcasing in NYC for the first time, and all with unique, original pieces for sale. Anyone who has attended mainstream art shows or comic cons will find something completely unique at Five Points – a gathering of visual innovators, rebels, creators, and the misfits that are driving the future of commercial & counterculture art. Continue reading Five Points Festival Returns With A New Home In Brooklyn NY!→
Hello again my fine-feathered convention geek friends. Welcome back to my in-depth wanderings of the Five Points Festival. We’re now up to the fourth and final chapter in this presentation and in this one I will be finishing up with the photographs that I shot over the course of the Saturday session of the event. I’m going to start this chapter with some more of the wonderful Designer Toys that we walked past.