Exhibition of best new fashion talent at Somerset house is organised by The International Fashion Showcase (IFS). It presents work from the best up-and-coming designers from around the world.
(Image Thebe Makuku, Johannesburg. Presenting women within South African society.
Grace Wales Bonner is a hot name in London fashion scene. She is an up-and-coming fashion designer whose work is about exploring identity. The exhibition at Serpentine gallery called A Time for New Dreams however is not about fashion, but a collaboration with several artists, mainly in form of art installations. Continue reading
Today many minority groups are raising their voices against oppression and therefore feel threatened. Art is a weapon for freedom of expression resulting into quite a few exhibitions at the moment around the subject of oppression. Black Dada form language is created by Adam Pendleton. It is a critical articulation of blackness, abstraction, and the avant-garde. (image) Continue reading
Richard Mosse is most well known for his award winning photographs from Congo using infrared film. For his new work Mosse has used a thermal camera, which is produced in the EU by a multi-national weapons company, can detect body heat from a distance of 30.3 km, day or night. The work presents a portrait of migrants. Continue reading
The London Saatchi gallery shows it’s first all-female art exhibition showcasing the work of 14 artists. The aim is to shed light into the gender disparity in the art world.
New Tate Modern building extension called the Switch House looks great, especially from outside. The pyramid shape brick building looks like it belongs next to the rectangle shape of the old building forming a great marriage of the two shapes. Continue reading
Dover Street Market is perhaps the most iconic fashion store in London. It was among of the first real concept stores, when it opened 12 years ago. The new, much larger store is a testament that fashion can have a lasting presence despite the fast moving markets.