Sofia Piras Reimagines The Suit

Often perceived as an element of constraint linked to the work environment, Polimoda Fashion student Sofia Piras reimagines the suit as a garment that unifies rather than subsumes. Exploring the ways in which quintessential workwear has become obsolete in the post-COVID cultural landscape, Piras wants to reinvent the workwear staple. “I want to change the…

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Romina Ressia: When Past Meets Present

Argentinian visual artist Romina Ressia‘s series How Would Have Been? is a multilayered photographic exploration of past versus present, juxtaposing painterly depiction with the mise-en-scene of modernity. Originally a fashion photographer, Ressia gradually moved on to her Fine Art practice and has now become famous for her re-imaginations of classicism.  In her series How Would…

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Canadian Photographer Ava Margueritte’s One Mile

Canadian photographer Ava Margueritte explores different narratives to document physical reactions to other emotional states. Absorbing her surroundings, Margueritte’s placid and contemplative work evaluates the connection between body and mind. “My whole life, I have been trying to forget the only world I know, wondering if there is a place for me to exist. There…

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Avleen Kaur’s ‘This Is Not a Happy Show’

Avleen Kaur is an emerging visual artist based in Toronto, whose distinctive visual poetry speaks to the perils of human life. Dissecting colonialism, capitalism, racism, and the heady and sinuous tapestry of human experience. We sat down with her to talk about her aesthetic, her inspiration, and her latest show at CryBaby Gallery in Toronto.…

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Eve Louisa’s ‘Scout’

The project ‘Scout’ by UK-based photographer Eve Louisa explores the idea of the uniform as a sartorial category. Juxtaposing rural landscapes with urban fashion, Louisa probes the idea of exploration; “‘scout’ is about finding your footing in new environments.” Pre-empting the future influx of ‘dressing-up’ in the post-pandemic world, ‘scout’ is an optimistic vision of…

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