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Golden Globes Red Carpet 2015

Award season is here again and the Golden Globes is always the kick-off for formal fashion trends ahead and an appetizer for the Oscars. This year many of Hollywood’s favorites seemed to air on the side of playing it safe, but there were a few standout looks that deserve an honorable mention…

a12ff928e2c7879e9dbd451782c8e32bClaire Danes in Valentino – ornate, detailed, textured and feminine. A unique nod to formal bohemian chic.

db97fc87bc033273e5b27e293824046bRosamund Pike in Vera Wang – sexy & modern. An update to the cut-away trend, pulling off old-meets-new hollywood glamor.

70fedb069c87fcdaf79a5888b81ce2b8Felicity Jones in Christian Dior – jewel tones in elegant silhouettes. The simplicity of shape and lovely tone simply worked.

ce05bc251ad0f14651a5a3b5f367b2cfAllison Williams in Armani Prive’ – embellishment, regal and polished. One of a few to really feel dressed up enough.

6d61257edb6c7e8b5dd1773e565c3fc7Julianne Moore in Givenchy – shine, texture & gradation. Ms. Moore consistently proves that she breathes fashion.

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#funkgodjazzmedicine Opens September 20th!

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funkgodjazz&medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn

Opening Party: September 20th 2-6pm

Weeksville Heritage Center: 158 Buffalo Avenue & Bergen Street. Brooklyn, NY

September 20 – October 12, 2014. Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 12-6pm

escape artist had the pleasure of collaborating and designing costumes for artist Simone Leigh’s “Free Peoples Medical Clinic” (FPMC), which is one of four projects in Creative Time and Weeksville Heritage Center‘s Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn. This is a walkable month-long art exhibition of community-based art commissions curated by Rashida Bumbray, and also including artists Xenobia Bailey, Otabenga Jones & Associates, and Bradford Young. Black Radical Brooklyn launches from the site of Weeksville, a Brooklyn community established by free and formerly enslaved Black citizens 11 years after abolition in New York State. Simone Leigh‘s project focuses on engaging the critical intersections of public health, racial consciousness, and women’s work as it asks viewers to consider the often-overlooked players – most especially the unknown Black women nurses, osteopaths, gynecologists, and midwives – who have overserved an underserved population for centuries.

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Untitled (Structures) – Chicago Artist Reception

In celebration of the ongoing brilliance of this project that we worked on with Artist, Leslie Hewitt & Cinematographer, Bradford Young, Chicago boutique, Sir & Madame will host a reception for Untitled (Structures).

The project is currently on display in Chicago at the Museum of Contemporary Art until August 31st.

Click here for details: http://www.untitled-structures.info/

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June, 2014 · 5:58 pm

Kenzo SS14 x Shabazz Palaces “Dawn in Luxor”

Afro-futuristic musical duo, Shabazz Palaces teamed up with Kenzo and their SS14 collection to create this beautiful video teaser for their new single “Dawn in Luxor”. In case that wasn’t enough magic for you, it’s directed by Kahlil Joseph and styled by our friend Mobolaji Dawodu. All of the best coming together to create art…Kenzo sure does know how to pick ’em.

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May, 2014 · 10:45 pm

These Opening Ceremony X Mickey Mouse ads make us happy. Like Pharell happy…

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May, 2014 · 1:46 pm

Golden Globes 2014: Lupita Nyong’o (fullstop)

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Lupita Nyong’o is all that mattered at tonight’s Golden Globes. Ralph Lauren has never been luckier.

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January, 2014 · 11:03 pm

Untitled (Structures): Houston

Picture 2Picture 3I am very proud to have worked on this extraordinary project with artist Leslie Hewitt and cinematographer Bradford Young. This Friday the artists will be doing a talk about the work at The Menil Collection in Houston. In addition to the Menil, Untitled (Structures) will also be on view at the Des Moines Art Center through January 27, 2013, and will travel to the  Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

Untitled (Structures)
A new film installation by Leslie Hewitt in collaboration with cinematographer Bradford Young

The Menil Collection
1533 Sul Ross Street
Houston, Texas

Opening Reception:
Friday January 25, 2013
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

A conversation with the artists
6:00 p.m.

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