Black & Light Ball 2018


Kostume Kult & Mystikal Misfits present

~ KRYPTOPIA ~

Black & Light Ball 2018

Flash forward…. The middlemen are out and peer to peer is in. Tech
innovations have solved all our problems and sustainable, micro-grid crypto
communities are popping up everywhere, displacing the old order. Enter
Kryptopia, and Burn Culture circa 2028, “New Edens” with space age
everything and neon-electric fashions all plugged into
a new type of internet. UNDER BLACK LIGHT!


Saturday, May 12
9pm to 5am

Rosewood Theater
552 W 38th St, New York, NY 10018
Near 11th Ave & Javits Center


TIX

Presale tiers – $40/ 50
($30 tier – SOLD OUT)
More at the door
21+

** NOTE: All presales are will-call (name @ door) with your
confirmation email being a PayPal receipt **

All night drink specials & Happy Hour 9-10:30


RSVP on Facebook!


THEME & STYLE

As always, Black & Light Ball is a glow-tech and black light intensive
faux-formal springtime Burning Man project fundraiser where all
fabulousness is welcome. To play along with this year’s theme, BLB 2018
spoofs and celebrates the blockchain dreamers, innovators and hucksters,
working on this brighter future while taking creative license with all best
case scenarios no matter how unlikely. Think creative black tie of the
future where Levitation Boots, X-Ray goggles, Video Fashions
and all far-out ideas are encouraged!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!
Kostume Kult is proud to announce the launch of KULTKOIN — the
not-to-be-missed IKO of the season. At Black & Light Ball you will
be able to mine KultKoin through a variety of interactive and ridiculous
tasks. With your unique, super-hi-tech KultKoin ToKKen (details below)
KultKoin is sure to change your life in grand and unexpected ways.
Trust us.


DJs in two rooms:

Kostume Kult Room – TBA

Mystikal Misfits Room
DJ Bamboom
– facebook.com/djbamboom
– soundcloud.com/djbamboom
Dances With Goats
– soundcloud.com/danceswithgoats
Panooc
– facebook.com/PANOOCMusic/
– soundcloud.com/panooc_music/ugh-april-2018-mix
alice.km
– facebook.com/pg/djalicekm/
– soundcloud.com/alicekm
Kandylion
– facebook.com/Kandylion
– soundcloud.com/kandylion
J. Stone (Beatboxer/emcee doing a short set)
– mouthmatics.com/
– facebook.com/mouthmatics/
– soundcloud.com/mouthmatics/tracks


VIDEO

VJ Krunch

 

ART/DECOR

– Electronic/ glowing art
– Black Light Reactive
– Space Age/ Futuristic
– Blockchain inspired
* Submit proposals below *


KULTKOIN MINING (interactive activities)

*** KultKoin announces its intention to commodify the 10 principals of Burning Man ***
KultKoin is a (mock) conscious creative culture value system that is mined through good deeds
exemplifying Burning Man’s ten principles. Soft Launching at BLB18, participants will be able to mine
the  hot-off-the-presses, brand new, first edition KultKoin(tm) through the execution of a
variety of creative, silly or useful acts. Be inspired, be afraid, be crazy like a fox and
get in on the ground floor of the stealth IKO of the season.


PROPOSE ART or ACTIVITY:

Submit an Artist Proposal


TO VOLUNTEER:

Click Here


TEAM

Producer: Marianna Grace

Decor Master Michelle Staton

Music Curation: David Kiss

KultKoin Gamers- Robin Scott & Fritz Donnelly

Volunteer Coordinators: Eliza SpearStacey Wrangler & Captain Link

Photographer Wrangler: Tom Egan

Ticketing issues: tickets@kostumekult.com


ABOUT

ABOUT KOSTUME KULT & BLACK & LIGHT BALL
Black & Light Ball #13 is Kostume Kult’s annual May Burning Man project
fundraiser encouraging, highly creative, faux-formal, springtime, glowing
electronic or black-light reactive fashions. Kostume Kult (Costume Cultural
Society) is a non-profit arts org supporting costume art, street theater
and mad fun while bringing wonderful people together.

ABOUT MYSTIKAL MISFITS
The Mystikal Misfits have been creating a magical place of misfittery, booty-shaking,
and love out on the Playa for over 15 years. We’ve got a penchant for day-parties and
whiskey-slaps, and we’re thrilled to be joining the Kult for the Black & Light Ball.


COMING NEXT

FreaKKshow: July, Date TBD
… And participating in Dance Parade (May 19th),
Mermaid Parade (June 16th) and Figment (June 23-24th)
… and Burning Man!


COMMUNITY CODES

True to Burning Man’s 10 Principles:
(http://burningman.org/culture/philosophical-center/10-principles/),
Kostume Kult is inclusive, welcoming the stranger and all newbies
who dare to participate…. Ours is a safe space where we welcome new people while
warning everyone to *respect boundaries* and *ask first* before
photographing and flirting.

 

EMAIL LIST

*** SPECIAL NOTE ***: This year’s BLB theme mashes together the Burning Man
2018 “I.Robot” theme with the explosion of blockchain hype at a time when
there is a real debate about the intrusive nature of unaccountable
artificial intelligence into our lives. With this, a note of seriousness…
If you enjoy Kostume Kult events, please join our old fashioned e-mailing
list so we we can be less reliant on Facebook and other social platforms.
Going forward our email list will be the place for the
earliest lowest-tier ticket announcements and other inside scoops. Join
via: http://www.kostumekult.com/join/mailchimp/