La Bâtie, Geneva: 29.08-13.09

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Olivier Dubois, Tragédie, © François Stemmer Apart from being the city of secret art transits, Geneva hosts a surprising amount of highly qualitative cultural events: similar to Electron festival in this respect, La Bâtie is a small and less commercial platform for contemporary…

The Coffee Art Project

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©Milan Abad I had the pleasure to be a judge at the Coffee Art Project two years in a row now, and it’s always been exciting to witness creative efforts revolving around the theme of coffee. The premise is simple: ‘Emerging artists…

Claudia Ligari: Humans are Vectors

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Humans are Vectors by FullScream Claudia Ligari is a favourite of 160g: she showcased her Autumn-Winter collection through an interactive fashion film, ‘Humans are Vectors’ (above), where you become the art director and take ownership of the editing, choosing scenes…

Nicholas Nybro SS15

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Nicholas Nybro is a new name showing at Copenhagen Fashion Week, but I have been following him for some years now and really admire his design talent and artistic universe. So no wonder the SS15 collection was a delightful fairytale,…

Maikel Tawadros SS15

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Maikel Tawadros presented his new spring/summer collection at the City Hall in Copenhagen. Definitely a show highlighting the cool Sporty Couture look with a variety of minimalistic silhouettes including cropped tops and tight shorts styled layers on layers, oversized shirts…

Monument, Röyksopp & Robyn

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Here’s the long-awaited Röyksopp & Robyn‘s final video from the crtitically acclaimed Do It Again album and tour. Monument is directed by Max Vitali and produced by VICE and Intel’s The Creators Project: the video projects us in a minimal crystalline space…

Barbara í Gongini SS15

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  It’s always a pleasure to witness Barbara í Gongini’s complete chromodenial, and never as vividly as in Spring/Summer. Her clothes remain, almost defiantly, black. This does not mean an utter neglect for seasonal/meteorological codes, however, as her Spring/Summer show includes light…

Wali Mohammed Barrech SS15

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  There was more than one Chalayanism at work in Wali Mohammed Barrech‘s third Copenhagen Fashion Week show: mirage, camouflage, machinery, disaster, dystopia, … the list is endless. But rather than fashion, the common thread between the two designers seemed to…

Jean//Phillip SS15

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Alternation of transparency and opacity, things revealed and hidden, black and white, structured Jean//Phillip’s SS15 show. He has an incredible capacity at cutting severe, yet sexy if not sexual silhouettes. Headgear of course contributes to this contrast, evoking both martial…

Asger Juel Larsen SS15

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  Clad in Joan Jett hair, Asger Juel Larsen’s models sported all the punk-rock clichés in the book (studs, combat boots, archdyed jeans, old jumpers, all-black ‘leave me alone’ combos), and yet it somehow worked. You have to give props…

Han Kjøbenhavn SS15

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At Copenhagen Fashion Week you often see hybrids of accessories and props: think of, in past seasons, Henrik Vibskov’s hats, Barbara i Gongini’s helmets, Freya Dalsjö’s visors, Designers Remix’ nurse caps and white wigs, Jean//Philipp’s masks, David Andersen’s jewelry and…

Stine Ladefoged SS15

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Light mustard and prussian blue stole the show at Stine Ladefoged this season, the only chromatic touches added to a black-and-white scheme. The Danish designer is of course known for the complex shapes of her knitwear and jersey creations. Season…

David Andersen SS15

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Consistent to his black-and-white aesthetic, David Andersen nevertheless added a distinctive visual trope to his SS15 collection: the plane belt (or car belt, or more disturbingly the straitjacket belt – not the first time the designer has used a medical…