Alexander McQueen once said, “Fashion should be a form of escapism, and not a form of imprisonment” and “I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists.” I use these two particular quotes for the remarkable artist Manon Kündig, who goes beyond commercialism and conventional beauty. Like costumer, dancer, and performance artist Nick Cave, Manon gives the wearer a pleasing overdose of material, colour, texture, and symbolism. Her clothes reflect the collages she creates, hybrid, hyper, and what I will call techno mythological. The individual tends to be removed and in place a divine sort of veiled creature, both relic and monstrous.
Jun 20 13 @ 6:00 PMIsabelle Wenzel Opening at HAUSERGALLERY Switzerland
Jun 21 13 @ 6:16 PMModular Presents FOR 2013
Jun 22 13 @ 4:00 PMMATTE Presents...Full Moon Party at Governor's Island
Jun 28 13 @ 11:29 AMMAN Paris - S/S '14
Jun 29 13 @ 1:39 PMMoMA PS1 Warm Up 2013
Aug 28 13 @ 3:55 PMVenice Film Festival
Jun 17 13 @ 12:21 AMPretty Lights' A Color Map Of The Sun'
Jun 16 13 @ 9:00 PMThe Happy Show at Le Baron Chinatown
Jun 15 13 @ 12:00 PMLondon Collections Mens
May 02 13 @ 2:18 PMMedium Concepts Sample Sale