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 »]
Move over Venice, Shanzhai Biennial is taking over! The latest Shanzhai export is a music video featuring Wu Ting Ting, a conceptual artist “involved with music and writing in the genre of appropriation”. We’re excited to see Wu Ting Ting’s career develop! We’ve heard she’s looking for Western gallery representation–do you think she’s more Andrea Rosen or Bill Powers? Either way, we’re happy to see that her conceptual practice is gaining traction outside of Shanzhai. Take a look at the full video below or at MoMA PS1!