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 »]
Located between Bowery and Canal st, Petrella’s Imports (2013) is conceived as a hybrid reconstitution at a time when the originary purpose of the newsstand as ‘source of information’ diminishes. Petrella’s Imports aims to both re-imagine the offerings of these nodes of distribution and apply a different solution to their serviceability.
Artists Anne Libby, Elise McMahon, and Sophie Stone works with a large number of creative collaborators in order to assemble a surrogate inventory of items (magazines and newspapers as well as postcards, prepackaged food, umbrellas, and cigarettes) found typically at commercial newsstands.
April 14th – June 30 2013
Thursday – Sunday 12PM-5:30PM
Returning in the Fall
Photos Shaun Lucas