Grimes sells clothes and items from Met Gala to raise money for Ukraine

Grimes donated some clothes and supplies during an appearance at the 2021 Met Gala to raise money for Ukraine.

The musician was one of 50 artists who donated personal items to the Resistance For Ukraine benefit auction to “support Emergency Response & BIPOC (Blacks, Indigenous & People) families. color) inside and outside Ukraine.”

Each piece from the auction ending May 26, offers “a unique interpretation” of the theme of “resistance”, and all proceeds will be donated to Diaspora Relief and Razom, who places to help provide food, shelter, and evacuation assistance.

Items Grimes has donated to the auction include her CHRISHABANA x Dune Harkonnen Mask and the goblin silver ear cuffs, both of which she wore at last year’s annual fundraising event at the Museum at the Museum. Metropolitan Art of New York City.

“Hey guys – I am auctioning off my Met Gala items last year to raise money to help get BIPOC families out of Ukraine who are having a hard time exiting at the border,” Grimes said. write on Instagram, share pictures of items.

Other items in the Resistance For Ukraine benefit auction include a piece of art, a Sonic Youth ‘Washing Machine’ skateboard signed by Kim Gordon, various clothing items and more. The auction has now ended at Artsy.net; it ends May 26 at 8pm BST.

Grimes will join Kaytranada as opener for the upcoming Swiss House Mafia tour – find tickets here.

The Scandinavian group will be going on a world tour this summer in support of their new album, ‘Paradise Again’, with additional support from Alesso, Zhu and Vintage Culture.

Meanwhile, Gogol Bordello has announced a single concert in London this summer, with the proceeds of the concert going to help those in Ukraine.

The special, intimate show – the last of their European tour – will take place on July 16 at Electric Brixton and proceeds raised at the concert will go to Response with Benefit Care.org’s Ukraine crisis.

£5 of each ticket purchased will be donated to Care.org’s Ukraine Crisis band
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Emma James

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