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 »]
Some of Palomino’s projects emerge as creative actions in the face of current situations that demand urgent reflection, resolution, and hopefully, transformation.
Architectural installation at the ancient Christian church of Saint Lucia. The space is completely occupied by a big metal fence lit around with green floodlights. There is a corridor around the fence one and a half meters wide. The audience finds its natural movements conditioned inside the art gallery. The social and cultural function of the art space is questioned in terms of perception and movement. Iniciarte Contemporary Art Space Seville, Spain.
A double channelled video installation. Five individuals were invited to be interviewed on the issue of Working Conditions at the edge of Dun Aengus Cliff in the Island of Inish Mór, Ireland.
A big heap of cut paper placed by a paper recycling container. The heap is so huge and overwhelming that it’s not possible to fit in the container. The mountain of cut paper is the result of cutting 10,000 posters of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1.948) with a shredder machine. Outdoor installation Seville, Spain.
An 8 centimeter diameter golden ring was buried inside a water pit on the hillside. Located inside the pipe that brings water from the pit to an outdoor pool. Sierra Art Center, Santa Ana la Real, Huelva. Spain.