Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Disobedient Bodies

As an ex fashion student I was pretty excited to see Jonathan Anderson's curated exhibition at The Hepworth, 'Disobedient Bodies'. (One of my projects at college was to create a piece of clothing with exaggerated forms to distort the body and emphasise different areas. It was fascinating to see some of my inspirations from that project with my own eyes, like the weird (but amazing) structures from Rei Kawakubo and pieces from Issey Miyakes' 'Pleats Please' collection. My 17 year old self would have liked this very much.)

I really really liked the screen printed pants from Richard Tuttle, and the whole felt collection by Comme des Garcons made me swoon! I love the 2D structures and the wacky colour choices, they remind me of something from a comic book. 

JW Anderson SS 2015
Comme des Garcons AW 2012 (Wool felt)
JW Anderson AW 2014/15 (Inspired by Rauschenberg's works based on the form of a radiator)
Richard Tuttle 1979 (Screen printed on cotton muslin)
Comme des Garcons AW 2012 (wool felt)
C.F.A. Voysey, 1990
Daniel Sinsel, 2006
Loewe SS 2016

The exhibition is on at The Hepworth in Wakefield until the 18th June, and you can find more info on it here

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