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 »]
Rabbit is Rich
May 9th – June 15th, 2013
Rod Barton, London EC1
A subtle masc energy wafts through Bryan Dooley’s new solo show at Rod Barton. A kind of high-testosterone, enlightened bisexual vibe — where wooden prayer bead sashes, deconstructed from car seats, are worn by commercial imagery of luxury cars, log cabins, and avocados.
QB: “180 timber right, green sight stack, haze. Rubbin taper!!! …………….SNAP!”
Coach: “Shiit, keep it moot-able!”