What is a piece of clothing that “works”? Who is working whom? Is the one who poses the one who actually “works” hardest? The S/S 2017 collection of Berlin-based, Swedish- Vietnamese designer NHU DUONG entitled ‘WORK COLLECTION’ plays with the ideas of professionalism, leisure and appropriateness through a range of garments that are inspired by work outfits and hobby uniforms. Overalls, raw denim outfits, kung-fu pyjamas, biker pants, baggy tights and gloves, bomber-jackets, bomber suits,… [read more »]
Please join TELFAR this Saturday and Sunday (OCT. 30th and the 31st) as he invites you to view the digital world that is FORmale. As a part of the MOVE! performance series at MoMA PS1 TELFAR has collaborated with Lizzie Fitch, Rhett LaRue, Fatima Al Qadiri,Ryan Trecartin and Leilah Weinraub to bring you an enhanced vision of the modern man’s world. Projections will serve as the backdrop for an aggressive FORmale Nintendo Wii Tournament, featuring two teams dressed in TELFAR underwear and socks, performing movements and actions that relate to their environment.
For a sneak preview of what to expect, check out the CORPCORE video by Ryan Trecartin and Rhett LaRue, with music by Fatima Al Qadiri that was produced in collaboration with TELFAR’s FORmale presentation.
Artists and designers in PS1’s MOVE! include: Kalup Linzy and Diane Von Furstenberg; Rob Pruitt and Marc Jacobs; Terence Koh and Italo Zucchelli (Calvin Klein Collection); Tauba Auerbach and Ohne Titel; Olaf Breuning and Cynthia Rowley; Brody Condon and Rodarte; Rashaad Newsome and Alexander Wang; Dan Colen and Proenza Schouler; David Blaine and Adam Kimmel; Jonah Bokaer and Narciso Rodriguez; The Cheryls and American Apparel; and Ryan McNamara and Robert Geller
PS1’s MOVE! will be open to the public from noon until 6PM.