Fashion Record

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Wallpaper* Magazine - Rei Kawakubo

Wallpaper October 2008 cover Rei Kawakubo
Wallpaper* issue October 2008 features 3 guest editors - Rei Kawakubo, Zaha Hadid and Louise Bourgeois. Each guest editor produced their own cover (Rei Kawakubo cover pictured) and their own section in the issue:

Rei Kawakubo - curates a portfolio of art, photography illustration and graphics from the co-creatives at Comme de Garçon; Zaha Hadid - profiled by art critic Matthew Collings and includes a die cut take on her new "Lotus" room installation; Louise Bourgeois - explores the work of 3 of her collaborators (Helmut Lang-fashion designer/artist, Peter Zumthor - architect, Roni Horn - artist).

Other features in the October 2008 issue include: Wool Power(innovative knitwear from the work of 4 new designers), Parting Shots(documenting the last days of the Polaroid factory in the Netherlands) and Turkmen Delights(a feature on Ashgabat, cultural hub of Turkmenistan)

Rei Kawakubo
Zaha Hadid

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Monday, March 17, 2008

Mobile Art Exhibition for Chanel

CHANEL Mobile Art pavilion
CHANEL Mobile Art Pavilion against Hong Kong skyline
Karl Lagerfeld and Sue Jin Kang at the Chanel Mobile Art Gala Party
At the invitation of Karl Lagerfeld, twenty international artists collaborated with Chanel to create Mobile Art - an exhibition inspired by elements that give the Chanel quilted bag its identity.

Mobile Art is a three-dimensional, cinematic experience in eight sequences. Each sequence made up of one or more artist installations - all intended to be experienced within the Mobile Art Pavilion created by iconic architect Zaha Hadid for Chanel.

Artists include: Nobuyoshi Araki(Japan), Leandro Erlich(Argentina), Sophie Calle/Soju Tao (France/Japan), Wim Delvoye(Belgium), Pierre & Gilles(France) and Yoko Ono.

Located at the Star Ferry carpark, the exhibition was launched in Hong Kong on 12 March 2008 at with an Art Gala Party. Guests included Karl Lagerfeld and Sue Jin Kang (Prima Ballerina, Stuttgart Ballet, Germany, pictured), and Zaha Hadid. Chanel Mobile Art will tour from 2008 to 2010, visiting Tokyo, New York, London, Moscow and Paris.

Chanel Mobile Art
Karl Lagerfeld
Zaha Hadid

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