PRAY BABES, PRAY
EXHIBITION – THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY 2013 – SUNDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2013
PRIVATE VIEW THURSDAY 10TH JANUARY 2013 7PM
DALSTON SUPERSTORE 117 KINGSLAND HIGH ST E8 2PB
PRAY BABES, PRAY is an enduring experiment dedicated to digital printing for textiles and fashion purposes, exhibited with an edge.
Dalston Superstore makes way for an extraordinary visionary exhibition, expressing a love and worship towards prints designed for fashion.
Felippe Johann taking initial inspiration from the beauty and extravagance of stained glass windows has transforms this concept in to a breath taking print based art exhibition.
Expect to see the representation of the artist’s adoration for the rich and intricate artwork found in the Catholic Church. The craftsmanship of Stained Glasses Windows, the overwhelming compositions of scale and fantastic colour combinations, this exhibition will take you back to a sacred place however this time sinners are welcome.
Felippe Johann is a fashion designer, half German and half Italian, born in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He began to develop his passion for textiles and garment construction from a young age where he spent most of his time learning how to weave and embroider complex tapestries at his mother’s Atelier.
In search for life experiences Felippe moved to London at the age of seventeen and never looked back. Graduated from University of East London – Fashion Design, his bold creations have marked him as one of the standout young designer from the graduate shows of 2012.
Felippe’s signature is the bold clash between unusual technique, print, texture and the strange love for pattern making.
The main goal with this work is to present the ability to create a thorny piece of surface design using straightforward mirrored images accomplished with the artists digital skills, his own illustrations and photographs. Felippe is establishing a conventional craft with a contemporary treatment using Photoshop, Illustrator and colours that clash. Expect a mind-blowing experience.
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