Thursday, December 11, 2014

In the current Age of the Anthropocene, defined by human interference with nature, material exploration reverts common man-made materials back into those resembling nature. And with plastics set to be the new fossils and our oceans host to the plastisphere, these new materials give the illusion of wilderness in a constructed environment. See the transformative and textural work of Sophie Rowley or the crafted, fragile destructions of Faustine Steinmetz.


Alessandro Puccinelli | Intersections
Maja Salamon by Agata Pospieszyriska | Vogue Ukraine Ocotber 2014
Sophie Rowley | Material Exploration
Elisa Sednaoui by Peter Lindbergh |  Vogue Italia, September 2012
SS15 Rodarte by Lea Colombo | Dazed Digital
Jenny Sinkaberg by Julia Hetta | Rodeo Spring 2011
Ilona Stolie by Adam Katz Sinding for Le 21eme | Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Russia SS2015
Draped sheet | Sasha Kurmaz
Thomas Ruff | m.a.r.s. series, 2013
Striped dress | original source unknown
Stones & River | original source unknown
Faustine Steinmetz SS15 by Philip Trendgove | Dazed Digital
Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri  | ISH 2014


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