Monday, 14 October 2013
CERRE: SPRING 2014 VIDEO FASHION WEEK STYLE.COM
Sunday, 06 October 2013
ROGGYKEI presents SS14 COLLECTION "IRON DUALISM" TEXT BY YASUYUKI ASANO
Dear Diane and Shaded Viewers,
ROGGYKEI is a Japanese fashion label based in Osaka, founded by Hitoshi Korogi and Keiko Miyakoshi in 2006.
With the concept "Clothes as accessories, accessories as clothes", the designer duo presents near-futuristic coutures created by bold colours, metallic materials and sculptural shapes, blurring the boundaries of existing product categories.
Following to their showroom in Paris during fashion week, they opened their first exhibition in London last evening at Red Gallery Kanteen.
For SS14 they collaborated with London based Japanese animation artist Noriko Okaku, and personified the theme "Iron Dualism" by the strange world of "Tetsuo and Tetsuko" (iron boy and iron girl in Japanese).
(Tesuo and Tetsuko)
Tetsuo is a kind gentleman who loves fishing, Japanese chess and curling, while Tetsuko is a brave tomboyish girl who loves cooking and tennis. His dream is to be a human and her dream is to have a baby, and their favourite number is 26, obviously.
The story of Tetsuo and Tetsuko will be continued to next season.
(Keiko, Noriko and Hitoshi)
All photos from the exhibition by Yuhei Taichi
Thursday, 03 October 2013
1962 TRUFFAUT INTERVIEW OF HITCHCOCK PLAYING NOW ON @PRESENTFUTURE_ #SEEKANDLEARN
ANIMATION SHOWING 2026 COMPLETION OF GAUDI'S SAGRADA FAMILIA
Friday, 27 September 2013
MARTINA SPETLOVA SS/14 PARIS SHOWROOM SEPT 2ND - OCT 27TH AT THE EVE MEYER GALLERY
My good friend, London based Czech designer Martina Spetlova will be showing her latest SS/14 collection in Paris at The Eve Meyer Gallery from 27Th September - 2nd October. You might remember Martina from several post I have done in the past two years on her, here, here, and here as well as a Italian Vogue's recent Talent Issue here. Also see the great write up in The Telegraph which calls Martina "the London queen of texture". And for our Russian readers this piece from Wonder Zine. Below find images from Martina's latest collection as well as her SS/14 film directed by Marnie Hollande.
Martina wrote me this about her new film:
"Like the collection itself, the two films (they were two originally for interactive presentation but now they are merged into one) focus on the new textures and patterns I've created. I made headpieces/hoods that create striking and simple imagery for the film. Inspired by vintage Pucci ski mask and more recently Pussy Riot, my hoods reference agitators and provocateurs."
Eve Meyer Gallery
11 rue Michel Le Comte
27Th September - 2nd October
Tel: +44 (0) 75 0118 1728
Tel: +39 3382 307102
PS - Martina, I am look forward to seeing you and Paddy in Berlin at the end of the month and sorry I was delayed in making the post, been crazy past couple of days and weeks. Good luck in Paris and see you both soon.
Wednesday, 18 September 2013
PICASSO OPENING AT KULTURFORUM, BERLIN
Last Thursday I was invited by my good friend Berlin based archaeologist Tobi Etessami to attend the opening of a new Picasso exhibition PABLO PICASSO FRAUEN - STIERE - ALT MEISTER at KULTURFORUM. Below find some images and highlights from the exhibition and more.
If you are in Berlin stop by to see the Picasso exhibition as well as the KULTURFORUM permanent collection.
Thank you to the lovely Eva Rave as well.
Picasso interpertation of Cranach
Picasso and I
PABLO PICASSO FRAUEN - STIERE - ALT MEISTER
13 September 2013 – 12 January 2014
Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin
Also a great Picasso family tree infographic with portraits of his muses.
Thursday, 12 September 2013
DAVID LYNCH'S 1968 THE ALPHABET - SHORT NOW PLAYING AT @presentfuture_ #SEEKANDLEARN
HAPPY THURSDAY DIANE !
Monday, 09 September 2013
Dziga Vertov's 1924 - Soviet Toys - Animated Soviet Propaganda film @presentfuture_
Dziga Vertov's 1924 - Soviet Toys - Animated Soviet Propaganda film http://t.co/XJTRfNK8fa— PRESENT FUTURE FILMS (@presentfuture_) September 9, 2013
Friday, 23 August 2013
SEEK AND LEARN - @PRESENTFUTURE_ PRESENTS KUROSAWA AKIRA's KAGEMUSHA
Kurosawa's 1980 Palme D'Or winning
— PRESENT FUTURE FILMS (@presentfuture_) April 3, 2013
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New website coming sooner...
Thursday, 22 August 2013
SENSATIONALLY FEISTY, DEEPLY INSIGHTFUL, AND WAY AHEAD...THE UNCOMPROMISING GEORGIA O'KEEFFE
I had a great surprise this morning to see these wonderful clips from a documentary on Georgia O'Keeffe. What a force and presence, truly inspirational. Watching this makes me want to go back to the South West...the kind of landscape and energy that one can only experience in dreams and nightmares. Enjoy.