The exhibition “Visions &Fashion” at Sonderausstellungshallen Kulturforum provides a selective view of the fashion and style history of the past 30 years, by filtering out the most interesting fashion images from the daily flood of images and visitors the different aspects of the enigmatic relationship between fashion and image demonstrates. Fashion images – artistic interpretations of fashion in photography and illustration – have always been a central part of the fashion picture collection – Lipperheide Kostümbibliothek the Art Library.
The focus of this year’s exhibition is the tense relationship between fashion and images in the last 30 years, with about 200 original works of international photographers, graphic designers and freelance artists. In the second exhibition of a representative selection of visual communication of the fashion business is presented in a thematic grouping: poster series show (Benetton, Missoni andComme des Garcons), a wide range of print media (Six, Visionaire, Attention),look books and corporate advertising, video clips, web pages and fashion blogshow diverse the media communication paths of fashion in modern times are.
30th June – 9 October 2011 Visions & Fashion
Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz Kunstbibliothek
The presents in more than 1000 m2 exhibition staged at the Cultural Forum in Berlin new look at the fashion and style history of the last 30 years. It filters the most interesting fashion images – out of the daily flood of images and demonstrates the differing aspects of the tense relationship between fashion and images – drawings, photographs, films and print media. Only through the artistic interpretation of the picture itself gives fashion a lasting memory and thus the entrance into a certain timelessness. In the upper exhibition hall will be approximately 250 original works by more than forty international photographers, graphic artists and free learning, including classics such as Mats Gustafson, Rene Gruau, Peter Lindbergh, LorenzoMattotti, Sarah Moon, Helmut Newton and Rico Puhlmann, but also new talents like Mel Bles, Cem Bora, Montana Forbes, Martin Mago, Aurore de La Morinerie, EricTraoré presents. The deliberately selective and Trustees-specific selection was made with an eye on unusual, as well as to previously unseen images on which the collective visual memory have slipped again. In the lower exhibition hall, the diversity of the media-spread fashion pictures with their visual codes is based on the most different exhibits presented. Apart from fashion magazines, posters, look books, advertising media and promotional films are seen to provide an insight into topics such as “Sex, Sex & Body”, “Celebrity & Glamour” or “myths and legendary places.”