to read the whole article by Matthieu Jacquet on La Pensée Corps please click on NUMERO.COM Une exposition qui retrace l’histoire … More
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Alexandra Bircken et Lutz Huelle œuvrent respectivement depuis l’art et la mode. Une exposition les réunit, ainsi qu’un troisième comparse, le photographe Wolfgang Tillmans, à partir d’une histoire d’amitié adolescente. Et une commune énergie, comme un geste d’exposition, d’en découdre avec les assignations de genre et les séparations de médiums.
Text by Ingrid Luquet-Gad on Les Inrocks On les connaît respectivement comme plasticienne et créateur de mode. Alexandra Bircken et … More
The exhibition La pensée corps brings together the work of Alexandra Bircken and Lutz Huelle, both of whom are linked to questions of identity, intimacy, permeability and vulnerability of the human being. What links them is a style with forms that are alternately fractured and assembled, cut and sutured, and a long history of friendship.
This exhibition is not about the relationship between art and fashion, even though it is a natural one. The focus is … More
“Working on a project with a close friend is usually the kind of thing you dream up over drinks and hardly ever get to put into reality. Not so for Berlin-based Alexandra Bircken — a former designer and present-day artist creating “non-functional objects” — and Paris-based Lutz Huelle, who launched his eponymous label in 2000 after working for Martin Margiela for three years. Friends since they were teens, the two were shaped by the same music, by the magnitude of the Berlin Wall coming down, and by the desire to move to London to study fashion. Alexandra has modelled for Lutz since she was a student, and been in his official défilés too. Their friendship is rounded out by Wolfgang Tillmans, with whom they form a sort of loose creative throuple.” Sarah Moroz in conversation with Alexandra Bircken and Lutz Huelle for iD Magazine
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Alex and Lutz talk about growing up, shared experiences, their work, and everything else in SSAW Magazine .
Portrait photo by Wolfgang Tillmans Thank you to Tuomas Laitinen and Chris Vidal Tenomaa