Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

London College of Fashion graduate Ana Rajcevic has created a series of tusks, horns and spines for the human body.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

Called Animal: The Other Side of Evolution, the sculptural pieces are based on exaggerated animal skeletons and designed to fit over the face, neck and head.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

They're made in complex moulds from fiberglass, resin and silicone.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

Rajcevic's project won the London College of Fashion MA Design Award 2012.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

Photographs are by Fernando Lessa.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

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Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

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The project is grounded in a unique visual interpretation of animal anatomy, building upon existing skeleton structures to create a series of sculptural pieces that appear as natural properties of the human body, suggesting strength, power and sensuality.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

Concepts of mutation and evolution are explored in order to develop a contemporary cross-image of human and animal, an atemporal, supreme creature, beyond past and future.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

The goal was to fabricate a collection of 8 pieces of personal adornment, that would not be specifically categorised as jewellery or accessories.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

The idea was to step out of the traditional jewellery/accessories context in order to develop a ‘new breed’ of precious objects that can be exhibited both separately on their own and fully attached to the human body.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

All of the objects were handcrafted creating multi-part master molds, using gelcoat, fiberglass, resin and silicone rubber.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

The pieces perform a double function: they exist as fashion objects attached to the wearer, as well as separate art works, exhibited in gallery spaces. Because of this dual quality they can be considered fashion artefacts in the true sense: objects of desire, rather than just mere adornments.

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

WINNER OF THE MA DESIGN AWARD 2012, LONDON COLLEGE OF FASHION, UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON

Animal: The Other Side of Evolution by Ana Rajcevic

Model: Anna Tatton
Hair and make up: Sarah Frasca