Events / People

The Life Ball through the Eyes of Igor Ramírez García Peralta

Take a glimpse behind the scenes of the Life Ball, one of the biggest AIDS charity events in the world, which took place on May 31 at Vienna City Hall. Photos by Igor Ramírez García Peralta.

Franca Sozzani

Franca Sozzani

The best faces of Vienna

The best faces of Vienna

Nicolas Pages and the mythical Cordula Reyer

Nicolas Pages and the mythical Cordula Reyer

Cameron Silver, straight from LA

Cameron Silver, straight from LA

Marie-Alice Brandner-Wolfzahn

Marie-Alice Brandner-Wolfzahn

Zemmoa, all the way from Mexico City

Zemmoa, all the way from Mexico City

The look for Givenchy

The look for Givenchy

Last touches before the fashion show styled by Robert Rabensteiner

Last touches before the fashion show styled by Robert Rabensteiner

The look at the fashion show: male geishas for Viktor & Rolf

The look at the fashion show: male geishas for Viktor & Rolf

Life Ball dancers

Life Ball dancers

Teresa Maccapani and Georg Buchegger

Teresa Maccapani and Georg Buchegger

A Givenchy bite

A Givenchy bite

Carmen Carrera listening to the final instructions

Carmen Carrera listening to the final instructions

Rob Evans showing some muscle for the Climate Revolution of Vivienne Westwood

Rob Evans showing some muscle for the Climate Revolution of Vivienne Westwood

Etro and Magik Masks by Constanza Cavalli-Etro

Etro and Magik Masks by Constanza Cavalli-Etro

Werner Schreyer rocking the Etro look with a colleague

Werner Schreyer rocking the Etro look with a colleague

Irina Gavrich for DSquared2

Irina Gavrich for DSquared2

Constanza Cavalli-Etro

Constanza Cavalli-Etro

Constanza Cavalli-Etro and Igor Ramírez García-Peralta

Constanza Cavalli-Etro and Igor Ramírez García-Peralta

Paul Boche and a friend

Paul Boche and a friend

Simona Gandolfi and Hubertus von Hohenlohe

Simona Gandolfi and Hubertus von Hohenlohe

Prince Guido Torlonia and a friend

Prince Guido Torlonia and a friend

Igor Ramírez García Peralta

On paper Igor is a lawyer. In real life he is a spy. He has a Masters Degree in Intellectual Property Law from King’s College London. And he trained as an actor at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in NYC. Since 2012 he collaborates with Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary in the organization of international exhibitions, particularly in Latin America, and with Expo Chicago, as its International Developer. He is also affiliated with LIVE Aids, the charity that organizes the Life Ball in Vienna and has several contemporary art projects running on the side. As a freelance writer he collaborates with Gatopardo and Harper’s Bazaar Latin America (Mexico), Artribune (Italy), Parterre de Rois (Italy/UK), and NOWNESS (UK). Igor was born in Mexico City to a Mexican mother and a Spanish father. He grew up between Mexico and Germany. He is fluent in Spanish, English, German, and Italian and is based in Milan.

Check out Igor’s Tumblr: thefunofbeinganadult.tumblr.com
Follow Igor on Instagram: igor_rgp

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