I ask you to pause and to look at what you are wearing, the reality of your clothes. You are dressed in the things you have done today, and the things you have done before. You are enveloped in material memories.
I could verify that the “encounter” with hair can provoke contradictory reactions. Once separated from its owner, it is able to attract or repel us, as the abject. The abject disrupts our established rational order of things.
Fowler Museum at UCLA (January 29 - May 7, 2017)
Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion (January 20-April 22, 2017)
By Lucy Johnston with Marion Kite and Helen Persson
By Francesca Granata
Edited by Giovanni Matteucci, Stefano Marino
The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (February 10-April 15, 2017)
By Benjamin Wild