“The artist is distinguished from all other responsible actors in society — the politicians, legislators, educators, and scientists — by the fact that he is his own test tube, his own laboratory, working according to very rigorous rules, however unstated these may be.”
— James Baldwin

SERIES III: "LA VIE EN BLEU" INSPIRATION

I felt pulled to illustrate the human connection with technology; both in the topical sense of composition, tone, and color-
in terms of television and radio functions.

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The static, the frey and the idea of living in the “In-between” are all jargon and concepts that interests me in
designing the new collection.
 

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I HAVE ALWAYS HAD AN OBSESSION WITH THE PAST, FEELING LIKE I WAS BORN IN THE WRONG TIME I CAN PIN POINT SEVERAL MOMENTS IN HISTORY THAT I FEEL A KIN TO, WHILE IN REALITY ONLY KNOWING THEIR SOUNDS AND SIGHTS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY. 

Fashion is and always will be a driving force behind my work/ The swinging sixties gave us the sexual revolution, gay liberation and epic color blocking. 

using thAT childhood vantage of VHS tapes, polaroids and Super 8 cameras, THE FRAMING ALWAYS STOOD OUT TO ME. 

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After reading "Widow Basquiat; A Love Story" i was both enthralled and even more curious how the late visual Artist, JEAN MICHEL, lived his life THROUGH the comforts of others.

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bASQUAIT would watch tv and write down the words he saw, TURNED IT INTO ART-THEN SOLD IT TO THE VERY PEOPLE HE WAS POINTING THE TRIGGER AT. ITS A FULL CIRCLE "ART OF TV" ITSELF. 

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The film Dunkirk was a huge source of inspiration in terms of color. 100%.  The cinematography and scale of the film just added more avenues and depths to how many blues you can get from one beach over a course of time.