The second part of my highlights on London Design Festival 2015 (see Part1 here) now moved on to the other venue like Designersblock at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf on London’s South Bank , and around the V&A museum. Here are some of my favourites :
What is Luxury ? is an exhibition questioning the idea of luxury at the V&A that ended last month. It let us discover the history and prominence of luxury within society. I was striked with loads of inspiration and questions towards my own practice. Here are some ideas :
Last Friday I visited the new Rikyu hair salon at Sukhumvit 24 for a haircut with my favourite Yohji. After a year of long hair It just happened that I just woke up and decided to give my neck’s back some fresh air breathe. Lucky enough, HEAD & TOE , the new notion of hair and feet interpreted by Rikyu and Muzina, was exhibiting on the 2nd floor. So I sneaked in.
While spending last autumn in London, I have visited a lot of art exhibitions displaying works from an influential generation of post-war German artists : Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, and Gerhard Richter. Living in Thailand, I had no idea about how great German artists and their influences are until I learnt from those shows, leaving me an inspiration and growing interest. Also, a lot of my German friends whom we work together during the internship experience, had introduced me to their powerful world and culture, in both art and fashion.