From February 16th to August 8th, some of my films will be on view at the exhibition Couture Graphique, in Breda's Museum Of The Image (MOTI) the first exhibition ever about fashion
and graphic design; presenting the communicative
and decorative aspects of clothing and accessories as a means of
Curated by José Teunissen (Professor in Fashion Theory at ArtEZ in Arnhem, Holland
and since 2009 visiting professor to the University of the Arts in
London), the exhibition opens alongside the release of an extensive book on the topic of graphic design and fashion, designed by Paul Boudens. This book can be bought in the
museum shop and bookstores, but you can also order it here
The first joint effort between Dutch and Belgian institutions in years
A project curated by Javier Barcala and Eve-Marie Kuijstermans.
Designers invited to create an exclusive capsule collection for this exhibition are Lena Lumelsky (BE), Celine De Schepper (BE), Katrien Van Hecke (BE), Jantine Van Peski (NL), Pauline Van Dongen (NL) and Natalie De Koning (NL).
The fashion graduates selected to show their collections during this event are Manon Kundig (Antwerp Academy, BE), Klaas Rommelaere (Royal Academy of Fine Arts Ghent, BE), Morta Griskeviciute (Gerrit Rietveld Academy, NL), Yvonne Kwok (Amfi, NL), , Aliki Van Der Kruis (Sandberg Institute, NL), Jef Montez (Artez, NL)
MAD Mode And Design Brussels 7-11 PLACE DE NOUVEAU MARCHE AUX GRAINS 10 - NIEUWE GRAANMARKT 10 1000 BRUSSELS
Film directed by Javier Barcala
Editor and sound designer: Georgie Pinn
A La Fortuna Studio production
High-technology, new crafts and the future of green fashion are the main topics of this film featuring the first joint project between designers and institutions from the Belgian and Dutch fashion scenes in years.
Six emerging fashion designers share their work in progress researching on new techniques while preparing their collections, with comments by relevant fashion insiders and a sneak-peek of the couture pieces on view during the upcoming High Fashion Low Countries exhibition...
High Fashion Low Countries is an initiative of the Dutch Embassy in Brussels.
A project curated by Javier Barcala & Eve-Marie Kuijstermans
With the participation of UPS, Stimuleringsfonds voor Architectuur, BodyShop and Woolmark.
And in partnership with Modo Brussels, Flanders Fashion Institute, The Green Fashion Competition, Amsterdam Fashion Week, Brussels Mode and Design (MAD), De Brakke Grond, de Buren, the Dutch Fashion Foundation, RA13, Haleluja, Sprmrkt and IMM Brussels.
From September 12th to 30th the Netherlands Embassy in Brussels and RA present an exclusive
preview of High Fashion Low Countries, fashion project curated by Javier Barcala and Eve-Marie Kuijstermans.
On September 21 from 16h-20h RA will host a High Fashion Low Countries cocktail party to discover the unique couture pieces of this innovative project and meet firsthand the participant designers, the curators and other fashion insiders involved. After 20h you can enjoy a fabulous friday dinner with special guest Marc Tubex in RA’s Kitchen.