We’re all saints and sinners. We were born saints, but inevitably become sinners throughout life. If you surfed the tide near San Onofre State Beach or San Juan Capistrano back in 2010 you surely attended the ministry at The Hotrod Church for Sinners. Brian Bent, then Initiator and Pastor of this congregation, is the inspiring… Continue reading Connecting the dots: dismantled but not dismembered
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to initiate an inspiring series of q&a on style and fashion with Susanne Barta. Find here the link to the transcript of the first series (german only). Conversations about style and fashion
Authenticity claims seem to pervade the narrative in contemporary branding strategies be it in the fashion industries, in culture or politics. On my hunt for iconographic evidence I delved further into the archives of the early sociopolitical endeavors that tried to create a photographic overview of the actual situation of people living through the times… Continue reading Heritage? Whose Heritage? Sourcing the iconography of “heritage”
You have to traverse the Arno at the height of Ponte alla Carraia. Then take the Via dei Serragli and watch out for a wooden sign
At the Pitti 96 I was a victim. At least that’s what Mr. Clements called those fortunate souls that were invited to take part in his photo session inside the ancient walls of the Fortezza da Basso in Florence. I’d like to share some hopefully useful insights in the short lifespan of a victim in… Continue reading Being exposed – at PittiUomo 96
There’s no headline to this short text. There’s a set of photographs instead. They aren’t completely unrelated to the text that follows, but for this platform they’re inevitably necessary. The images play a central role to the reader, to you, insofar as they maneuver attention and prepare for the extended literary narrative coming… Continue reading There’s no headline to this short text.
Some thoughts about the different aspects presented in the performances and in the imagery found in this particular men’s fashion fair