Tracy Widdess' brutal creations

Tracy Widdess’ masks are proper works of art. Currently living on Vancouver, she started knitting in 1999 and learnt alone. With a vivid imagination, she creates frightening wool monsters that are straight out of a science-fiction novel. She calls her work “brutal knitting”. Combining the[...]

Damselfrau's chimeras

Born in Norway and working in London, Magnhild Kennedy, AKA Damselfrau, creates dreamlike objects. Self-taught, it’s by chance that Magnhild Kennedy embarked on mask making. She began to produce them for herself, then her husband and friends. Made of patches found everywhere (flea markets, internet,[...]

Nick Cave soundsuits

Nick Cave is a messenger, artist and educator working between the visual and performing arts through a wide range of mediums inclusive of sculpture, installation, video, sound and performance. His solo exhibitions have expanded globally from the United States through France, Africa, Denmark, Asia, South[...]

Leigh Bowery and the art of disguise

Leigh Bowery is a performance artist and fashion designer born in Australia in 1961. Uncomfortable in the relatively conservative environment of his home country, he moved to London in 1980. He quickly got noticed and became an important figure in the London underground scene, especially[...]

Erik Bergrin's experiments

Erik Bergrin is a young New York artist. Self-taught, he began his career by creating costumes to wear for nightlife, while studying psychology in college. As his hobby grew, he got his first job in a puppet shop, sewing costumes and mascots. After having had[...]

Iwajla Klinke's anthropological digs

Iwajla Klinke is a german photographer based in Berlin. She travels the world in search of traditional clothing, which are hard to imagine being real as they are incredibly majestic. The artist’s research work is impressive. She unearths forgotten cultural garments from the past and[...]
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