Eindhoven based designer Bart Hess has created this brilliant video introducing the graduate designers’ work of the Dutch Fashion Academy’s students for Modebelofte 2011, the fashion part of the Dutch Design Week. Re-shaping the human silhouette in a fluid slow motion exploring volumes, while only focusing on the garments. The video is an absolute work of art making him the winner of the MINI Young Designer Award.
About Bart Hess:
Bart Hess (1984) explores several fields combining material studies, animation and photography. Bart has a very personal and recognizable signature. With his designs he is able to use new and existing materials in a very innovative way and he seems to tap into new worlds. His work is of international stature, he finds and creates its own stage and international collaborations with prestigious names such as Lady Gaga, Palais de Tokyo, Iris van Herpen and Nick Knight. With his work he obtained an independent position in the (fashion) world.
The Designers showcased at the Fashion Promise Modebelofte 2011 :
Laura de Wit // Yona van Mansfeld // Amos Tranque // Esther Boskaljon // Natalie de Koning // Anne Kathrin Bannier // Nicolaas Hein // Latte Mostert // Mattia Akkermans // Nanda van den Hoek // ZhengZheng Li // Linda de Jong
Modebelofte 2011 is on view until November 20, 2011 at De Krabbedans in Eindhoven (Clausplein 10, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven)