Saturday, 4 February 2012

⌠⌡ more than fabric and sequins

this week we were privileged to view
MA_12 graduate shows:
beautifully curated and created spaces
in the basement of Victoria House, Bloomsbury:
here are my highlights ....
The Last Planet ~ Venus
the idea of another world inspired
by Gustav Holst's, Planet Suite:
Dawa ~
 hand-stitched from vegetable-tanned leather:
Likoma ~
named after places on the 
these gorgeous pieces are made 
to fit to the body's contours when worn:
inspired by simple forms of grinding stones
and primitive tools:
the repetitive image
not quite as it seems at first sight:
eighty one models:
same pose precision:
by Emitis Soltani-Abbassioun:
best in show for me were 
the fantastic life sized 3d images 
Obesity & Fashion
donning our red+blue glasses
these ladies came to life!
you could almost touch that Chanel bag:
real women, real curves:
love love love them:

the whole show presented the challenges
faced within fashion:
using a wide range of technologies to 
communicate creative ideas and concepts
these students displayed their pioneering
and hand crafting skills to the max:

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