Thursday, 10 December 2009

SHOWstudio Fashion Revolution...

SHOWstudio founded by Nick Night has put on an exhibition in Somerset House to make the most of the riverside building. The Exhibition focuses on Fashion, Art and Architecture...including a live studio where Nick Night is currently working with i-D magazine on their '100 portraits' project. 'Our aim is to tap into the originality of some of the exceptionally talented people working in London and provide a unique platform for innovation and inspiration' Gwyn Miles, Director Somerset House.

Examples of work from John Galliano 'Past Present and Couture'and Alexander McQueen 'Transformer: The bridegroom stripped bare'. A long with a amazonian version of Naomi Campbell, which enhanced with rare emerging technology of which you can draw all over the model herself.

The Picture/Message: Poser, featuring Anna Wintour, Carine Roitfield, Grace Coddington and Katie Grand caught unaware by photographer David Weightman who placed a camera in a wall behind a concave mirror. Rumour has it he was inspired by Michael Powell's horror film 'Peeping Tom'

lipstick imprints from many a famous model in many different shades and many an enviable pout.

This exhibition is what it says on the tin 'revolutional' touching on issues more hard hitting than whats in and whats out....politics, body image, communication, talent and the hard work that goes into the fashion industry.

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