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 »]
If you thought Mechanical Turk or Fiverr had a monopoly on the outsourcing-random-shit market, you were wrong.
Eva and Franco Mattes are giving instructions to anonymous workers to realize webcam performances. By hiring performers through crowdsourcing services, no one knows who they are, where they are, or their motivations.
The resulting videos are dispersed on obscure social networks around the world, in Cambodia, Russia, China, Zambia…
Links to new videos are posted daily here.
Apart from being your new pastime, BEFNOED provides you with the opportunity to branch out and socialize on non-Western networks, like YouKu and BlueWorld. Also, remember LiveJournal? It’s technically Russian now — or has been since 2007 — so you can watch non-Western twins standing in front of doorways there too.