maandag 9 mei 2011

Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition




Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition 14 May – 26 June 2011

From 14 May to 26 June 2011, NAiM/Bureau Europa is presenting Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition. The project comprises an exhibition, a film programme and a series of events about the interaction between fashion and film. We can see how fashion houses, avant-garde designers and young, as yet unknown fashion designers utilize film, video and on-line media to give their designs form and to support their distribution and sales.

Designers agnès b. and Maison Martin Margiela have compiled a film programme of their own work especially for Out of Fashion and are showing an exclusive installation. In addition, work can be seen from designers including BLESS, Todd Cole, Prada, Freudenthal/Verhagen and Anna-Nicole Ziesche.

Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition is the result of a collaboration between the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Premsela: the Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion, Glamcult Studio and NAiM/Bureau Europa. The project is a sequel to Out of Fashion, compiled by Inge de Leeuw for the 40th edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Exhibition design is by Glamcult Studio.

The opening of Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition will take place on Saturday 14 May at 5 p.m.

Fringe programme Out of Fashion: Maastricht Edition

Performance Painted Game
For the opening of Out of Fashion at NAiM/Bureau Europa there will be a performance by Painted, a designers' collective led by Saskia van Drimmelen and Margreet Sweerts. For this performance, Painted has collaborated with actors from the Toneelacademie Maastricht.
Saturday 14 May, 5 p.m.

Film screening Pyuupiru
Matsunaga Daishi made an intimate portrait of his friend Pyuupiru, a visual artist whose body forms the core of his work. Pyuupiru underwent a drastic gender operation. At the Out of Fashion exhibition at the NAiM/Bureau Europa, Pyuupiru will show five self-portraits.

The film is a must for everyone interested in art and fashion (93 minutes). For specific location and dates see www.bureau-europa.nl

The Perfect Cut in collaboration with Premsela, The Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion
Photographer Ari Versluis interviews Cassette Playa, i.e. English fashion designer Carri Munden.

Friday 27 May, 8 p.m. – apply for a place via kuijstermans@premsela.org

The Perfect Cut in collaboration with Premsela, The Netherlands Institute for Design and Fashion Photographer Ari Versluis interviews the American fashion photographer Michael James O’Brien.

Friday 10 June, 5.30 p.m. – apply for a place via kuijstermans@premsela.org

Out of Fashion workshops in collaboration with Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht
In June, as part of Out of Fashion, two workshops will take place for students at the Academie Beeldende Kunsten Maastricht about the interaction between fashion and film. The workshops will be led by Romy Tielman and Niek Pullens.
For precise dates see www.bureau-europa.nl

Kiki Niesten Window Out of Fashion
As part of Out of Fashion, Kiki Niesten will create an Out of Fashion window display.

NAiM/Bureau Europa
Avenue Céramique 226
6221 KX Maastricht
Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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