Issue 10: Compulsory Party / Passive Aggressive
Photography Giasco Bertoli. Styling Moreno Galatà.
1981 Spring Summer 2016
For Spring Summer 2016, 1981 went back to re-examining its philosophy by revisiting the brand’s Ghanaian/ African heritage. Focus and emphasis was placed on the traditional Ghanaian style, which was re-interpreted to create something new in combination with a modern aesthetic. Traditional garments and traditional way of wearing clothes prior to the arrival of the Europeans to the African continent were examined and reimagined in a contemporary context. Read more.
David Sims for Supreme
Supreme have worked with photographer David Sims on an exclusive project documenting their team riders Tyshawn Jones, Sage Elsesser, Sean Pablo and Aidan Mackey, and will be releasing this as a hardcover book. Shot in New York, the images take in a range of set-ups, both on location and in the studio, steering away from typical skate photography to offer a unique take on American youth. Read more.
56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, All the World’s Futures
Words by Marina Romiti
The Biennale is offering his audience, that involves industry specialists and not, the opportunity to explore what is going on in the world through a vast collection of artists coming from five different continents, both in the different Pavilions, dedicated to various countries, as well as in the explorative exhibition that branches out from the Gardens to the Corderie of the Arsenale. Read more.
Thom Browne at Bon Marché Rive Gauche
Paris, Bon Marché Rive Gauche
Thom Brown, New York fashion designer renowned for his unique silhouettes and theatrical collections, is taking over Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, an iconic Parisian department, with a site-specific art installation and pop-up store. Read more.
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye: Verses After Dusk
Words by Carlotta Annunziata
London, Serpentine Gallery
The Serpentine Gallery is currently showcasing the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. The ‘Verses After Dusk’ exhibition reveals the artist relationship with the figures that exist in her imagination, which come to life on large canvases throughout delicate strokes of paint. Read more.
Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World
Words by Carlotta Annunziata
London, Tate Britain
Barbara Hepworth, born in Yorkshire in 1903, emerged in the late 1920s as a leading member of a new generation of sculptors carving in stone and wood. Her work became increasingly abstract and, in the 1930s, she started to make sculpture in terms of her experience of landscape. Read more.
We Want More
Words by Patrice Winn
London, The Photographers' Gallery
Across two floors in The Photographers Gallery, go and immerse yourself in asking what is contemporary music photography? Curated by Diane Smyth, this summer exhibition examines the importance of photography and image making in 21st century music culture across advancing digital technologies, and the relationship between the photographer, the musicians and the fans. Read more.
Play: Toys, Sets, Rules
Photos by Alin Kovacs
London, Walter Knoll
Play is part of a programme of exhibitions and events commissioned by Walter Knoll and produced and curated by systems. Walter Knoll are funding the production of Play and hosting the exhibition in their London showroom. Read more.