To promote Contributor – a project co-founded by Mike Giles and Annie Lam that aims to serve the needs of disadvantaged city youth through skateboarding – Livestock Vancouver will host the official opening for “Smile On Your Brother” on Monday, August 24, 2009. The show features 60 hand crafted skateboards, based on the shape of the first ones to be mass produced, features designs by some of the world’s most renowned figures working within the skate and street art culture, including: Andy Jenkins, Parra, Don Pendleton, Cody Hudson, Chinatown Soccer Club, and many, many more. The art show will make its way across Canada, with all pieces being auctioned online up until October 25, 2009. For more details on tour dates and to bid on the complete boards, please visit: WeAreContributors.com.
239 Abbott St (gastown)
Vancouver, BC V6B 2K7
August 24th – Aug 26th
More looks at the Contributor “Smile On Your Brother” boards after the jump.