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 »]
Higher Pictures latest exhibition, The New Beauty of Our Modern Life, curated by Kate Steciw, highlights the importance of potential. Everything is information, everything is material, and everything is up for grabs. Focusing on the flexible nature of images and material, the exhibition looks at a world over-saturated with information, and how artists configure the existing information to reveal aesthetic horizons. Artist include Sara Cwynar, Alex Da Corte, Rachel de Joode, Ethan Greenbaum, Asha Schechter, Kate Steciw, Yannick Val Gesto and Harm Van Den Dorpel.
Open until March 1st at Higher Pictures Gallery.