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 »]
Tonight at The New School, Jarrett Earnest presents a performative lecture on the mythology and multimedia identity of Dolly Parton, with southern grub, free mixtapes, and a real live Dolly impersonator! It’s at 8PM, don’t miss it!