McQueen Project (Arturo becomes a fish)

 
 
 

McQueen project: Anthropomorphic Goldfish - Grad Dip CSM Fashion '15

RESEARCH - Photography - pRINT & Textile Development

Theatrical, dark, extreme.

Every adjective used to describe Alexander McQueen's persona and work felt like the polar opposite of how I see myself, so how could I relate deeply with this project and design a collection where my voice wouldn't get lost in his universe?

My answer was to create a story of the light in the end of tunnel: a drowned world of anthropomorphic goldfish, inspired by Japanese tales and Ukiyo-e by Utagawa Kuniyoshi.

…which did not work as a collection, but did result in some interesting photography - courtesy of my friend/ muse Arturo.

 

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