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 »]
White Crane Spread Wings is a visual essay by Grainne Quinlan, a Hong Kong-based photographer who studied the movements of HK senior citizens, going about their morning routine of Tai Chi in the cities designated areas for the exercise. Positions are amplified and patience is truly appreciated via her images, that grasp the skill and mindset of the enthusiasts, whose morning Tai Chi is just as important to them as breakfast or a New Yorker’s cup of coffee.