17/04/2012

Henrik Vibskov — How to Fashion Art

by Gestalten [VIDEO]
metalocus, LUIS TERRAIN
Art, Design, VIDEO, Recommendations
To describe Henrik Vibskov as merely a fashion designer would be a vast understatement. As an artist, passionate musician, innovative stage designer, and head of his trendsetting eponymous fashion label he is at the vanguard of a new generation of creative multi-taskers. Gestalten.tv visited him in his Copenhagen studio for a chat about music, colors, the first comprehensive monograph of his remarkably versatile creative vision and (not) being your typical Scandinavian designer.

Henrik Vibskov is the first comprehensive presentation of his remarkably multifaceted creative vision. Many of the enlightening texts and project descriptions are written by Vibskov himself. They offer deeply personal insight into the twisted yet tantalizing worlds that he creates on a daily basis.

Forty years ago Henrik Vibskov was born in the backcountry of Denmark. Ten years ago he founded his fashion label whose acclaimed collections are now shown regularly at international shows such as Paris Men's Fashion Week. In addition, Vibskov keeps himself occupied touring as the drummer of various musical projects.

His art has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the world including PS1 MoMA and Sotheby’s Gallery in New York, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Akira Ikeda Gallery in Nagoya, and the ICA in London. One does not need to understand Vibskov's work in order to instinctually grasp how relevant it has become for the future of art and fashion. Capturing his incomparable skill at melding and staging concept, space, and object, this monograph is inspirational for anyone working creatively.

Cover book. Henrik Vibskov. Style Henrik Vibskov creates compelling avant-garde fashion and art by seamlessly melding concept, object, and space.
Interior pages.Henrik Vibskov.
Interior pages. Henrik Vibskov.
Interior pages.Henrik Vibskov.
Interior pages. Henrik Vibskov.
Interior pages. Henrik Vibskov.
Video of performance (10 min)  Stills from INTERWOVEN: Evenings in Performance at The Textile Museum, Washington D.C, July 24 2010. Henrik Vibskov.
Performance in Middleburg, Feb 2009. Henrik Vibskov.
Performance in Middleburg, Feb 2009. Henrik Vibskov.
Performance in Middleburg, Feb 2009. Henrik Vibskov.

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