“If it's not worth waiting for, you don't need it.” Jeweller and wearable-object maker Corrina Goutos crafts tongue-in-cheek future artifacts from everyday throw-away items using historic handiwork techniques.
No old tale and myth of yore is safe from Shifra Osorio Whewell, Amsterdam-based filmmaker and storyteller, who retells those with contemporary settings and everyday objects or by using absurd dreamt-up landscapes. Her imagination runs amok and knows no rules. And there's always rapping.
“I want to explore the field where soft textile merges with hard metal,” says German-Iranian designer Rebar AZIZ. In his otherworldly creations, fashion design meets engineering and structure building.
We got flooded with breathtaking art in the wake of our open call for the first SWARM Mag theme of 2021, NEO-MEDIEVALISM, and that's why we are changing the theme's duration for the first time. Get the rundown of what you can look forward to in the course of the upcoming not three but six months.
Sister fashion designers Kseniia and Elizaveta Fedorovy think of their timeless collection pieces as archives of their memories and emotions and as of potential vessels for creating new ones by future wearers. “We would like people to create their own context by wearing these pieces and continue the story we started by designing and tailoring them.”
While introducing two series of playful and cheery illustrations by Katarina Kratochvílová, a versatile artist living in Prague, the Czech Republic, we're slowly ushering in our upcoming theme for 2021.