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 »]
Simon Fujiwara’s The Boy Who Cried Wolf is a dreamlike blend of autobiographical fantasy, homoerotic desire, and the power of Abstract Expressionism to change a young boy’s sexual life. The story weaves in and out of re-imagined scenes from Fujiwara’s own life, but with a twist. A wedding scene, his parent’s bar set in Franco’s Spain and a confrontation with himself in the Mirror Stage all come together to paint the perfect non-linear narrative. Is there a difference between fact and fiction? Come and find out!
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