Above and below: Untitled (crisp abstraction) by Manja Hunger
Called CLASH, the collection includes a wearable cage, origami paper dress and jewellery made of cable ties.
The project was curated by Matylda Krzykowski for FASHIONCLASH.
Above and below: Moop by Britt Helbig/Marco Gabriele Lorusso
Photographs are by Mueller3000.
Here's some more information from Krzykowski:
CLASH Project- FASHION FOR NON-FASHION DESIGNERS
The Clash project is now in its 2nd year. In 2010 we again asked 10 people from various disciplines to create an outfit.
Above and below: jewellery by Michael Okraj
The outcome was unpredictable as the brief was left deliberately open.
The only limitation was that the design had to be wearable on the catwalk.
Above and below: TYrib by Karel van Laere and Jivan van der Ende
Every participant has an unlikely and unique approach to designing a 'fashion' item, because of their different profession or origin.
This year's outfits have are a wide range of diversity: Dutch Artist Manja Hunger's paper outfit is the colourful highlight within the outfits, British designer Regina Pelszus & artist Sascha Mikloweit used Tyvek to create a wearable bag, German Artist Nicole Michniewski made a voluminous balloon belly, swiss-based Nanouk Schrader lost herself in squares, Polish designer Monika Potrowska's outfit is a tribute to her native country, while Berlin-based graphic designer's clothing seems to be a tribute to the a modern version of virgin Apollonia.
Above and below: Home is Where the Bag is by Jo Meesters
The Maastricht-based performer Karel van Laere and the self-appointed 'creator' Jivan van Ende fooled around with tyribs, Italian design group Dissociate knitted an conceptual outfit, Italian architect Marco Lorusso and graphic designer Britt Helbig literally caged the person in the outfit and Dutch product designer Jo Meesters combined his nostalgia to grandma's blankets with his idea of supersized items.
The purpose of FASHIONCLASH foundation is to create a ‘clash’ with ‘fashion’ as a starting point.
Above: Square One by Nanouk Schrader
By organising fashion projects FASHIONCLASH aims to create a platform where ‘young’ designers/artists can present their work to a diverse international audience.
Above and below: Palace of Culture by Monika Potorska
FASHIONCLASH shows fashion in the widest sense of the word.
A broad range of disciplines that link to fashion, like photography, fine arts, illustration, video, textile and product design are invited to take part in the projects.
Above: Replay by Dissociate
One of the projects where all these goals are coming together is the fashion event ‘FASHIONCLASH Maastricht’ that for the first time took place in the summer of 2009.
Above: White Vest Style Carier (wvsc) 1:3 by Regina Peldszus and Sascha Mikloweit
FASHIONCLASH Maastricht is a unique platform for young and aspiring designers/artists from around the world to present their work to a diverse international audience.
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