1. Even a 200 year-old lady in painting gets a makeover!
No Botox or fillers were required, only a mixture of gel and solvent was created to remove the varnish and not to damage the underlying paint. The restoration was done 4 years ago but Instagram captivated us with this beautiful story and it was worth stopping at especially with the entire digital invasion happening around us.
2. Did you say Data painting?
Data art is an artistic practice that relies on the usage of a dataset to convey emotions to the audience and Turkish American media artist and designer Refik Anadol is master of this game. ‘Winds of San Francisco’ is part of his studio’s pioneer data painting series that started in 2012. Just like his other projects, this one too, consists of data-driven machine learning algorithms that create abstract, dream like environments.
3. Turn up the volume for some serious fashion experimental series
Video sound artist @giovannisample and Guillaume De La Pierre Studio have put together different sounds of Hermes artisans at work on one inspiring and creative compilation. Appreciating art has been one of Hermès strategy insights, few weeks ago, the luxury brand also shared a series of images capturing Caroline Denervaud transcribing the movements of her body on the surface of the canvas, a work in motion which also bears the imprint of the women’s AW21 collection.
4. To NFT or not to NFT, that is the question!
We’re not sure if William Shakespeare would have loved this new digital world but what we’re sure of is that some designers are definitely loving it…and some Arab designers are way ahead of their game! Rami Kadi has now 120 NFTs for his SS22 couture collection now available for sale on his website. Be the first to accessorize style or animate your NFT avatars from his ‘Lucid Algorithm’ collection!
5. Who said engineering can’t be worn?
And who said it cannot twist and turn around your body? Meet Cameron Hughes, an American fashion designer, engineer, artist and social media personality who rose to fame by showcasing his way of harnessing technology in fashion for some very interesting and serious results like the purple Servo feather dress, check it out and make sure you follow him!
Also read: Rami Kadi dives into the NFT business.