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 »]
Tangibly Untitled. Significantly Nothing. A substantive vacuum. In the void, empty space is all that matters. Xavier Cha’s Untitled, 2012 opens Friday, November 30th at 47 Canal in New York.
4 channel video
Sound by Jonathan Coward
“There’s nothing… there seemed like there was something and it could be lifted off, but it’s just me and I’m still here.”
“I have a lot of ocular damage, like those clouds. I have some really consistent ones. Sometimes I go long periods of time without acknowledging or paying attention to them. It wire brushes your sensory, wire brushes off your jaded interaction with your senses, with my own senses. I haven’t compartmentalized not seeing… I am seeing the cloudiness in my vision, before my vision. It’s like I can step back a phase in my ocular nerves. I’m able to see with my eyes again, what is inside of them.”
“I really missed someone. Really missed this person.”