Nowness debuts another unseen film for part 2 in their two part series "90's Throwback". Featuring the then 21 year old Chloe Sevigny, filmmaker Phil Morrison originally shot this as a video campaign for X - Girl. Read more here about the collaboration with Kim Gordon and Rita Ackerman followed by an interview between Sevigny and long time friend / Interview Magazine Editor at Large Christopher Bollen.
Monday, 8 September 2014
Sunday, 7 September 2014
This week for Sketchbook Sunday I would like to nominate American artist Pat Steir. She has been an influential artist for decades now, developing recognition in the 80's by her technique that involved applying paint exclusively by dripping and flinging it onto the canvas. Pat Steir has always searched to understand the relationship between artwork and its audience, pushing her audience to find their own meaning of her artwork.
Friday, 5 September 2014
Thursday, 4 September 2014
Photographer and filmmaker Michael Cleary collaborated with stylist Alister Mackie on this film in the late 90's when Chloe Sevigny was about to hit superstardom. Fresh from having starred in the film Kids, the breakthrough performance that granted her the title of being one of the icons of her generation. Nowness debuts this never before seen film as the first instalment of their two day celebration of 90s seen through Sevignys eyes. Read more about the film here and interview with longtime friend of Chloe's, Interview magazine Editor-at-Large Christopher Bollen.
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Streaming music service Spotify has more than 20 million songs in its catalog... there is truth when it is told that no one has listened to nearly a quarter of these tracks. This week for Website Wednesday I would like to nominate Forgotify, a place that finds those unheard songs and gives them an audience. Check it out, you may never know what could may find.
Tuesday, 2 September 2014
Recently i-D online wrote an article covering the Q&A that the lucky design students of Central Saint Martins got to take part in with the legendary Vogue US Editor in Chief Anna Wintour and fashion critic Suzy Menkes. One thing that sparked conversation was Wintour's comment that fashion shows are unnecessary and that times are changing. She advised any young designer to think of an interesting and creative way to present their collections in contrast to the exclusive catwalk shows that are today. Read more here on the "six reasons why the catwalk is overrated" according to writer Emily Manning.
Monday, 1 September 2014
"The more visible they make me, The more invisible I become" was the first time that Nick Knight worked with Kate Moss. Shot in 1995, the film explores privacy and obsession. At a time when surveillance culture was just beginning, Nick Knight takes influence from the controversy this caused and captures footage of the young Kate through security cameras. Although this was shot almost 20 years ago, the debate still existing more so then ever, Nick captures Kate in such a timeless way.