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 »]
Not even all the plastic flowers in the world will make your house more beautiful or your tits look bigger. Let’s start from there.
Delicious Works, a solo exhibition of new work by Amalia Ulman, will be presented this Friday at Smart Objects. Exploring the tense interrelationships between social stratification, class imitation and seduction, Ulman’s work scrutinizes questions of hierarchy entailed in human relations such as charity, empathy, and other social matters.
She is one of the panel members of 89+ curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets for the DLD13 Conference (Munich), curator of MAWU-LISA and designer of the app Ethira (available in the Apple App Store).
Smart Objects Gallery
Thurs-Fri 3-8p | Sat 2-8p | Sun 2-7p
1828 W Sunset Blvd 90026