Diptych, pairing West African masquerade traditions with visuals from fashion, art, design and nature that compare, contrast and at times lending themselves as imaginary dots, offering possible influences to the works of creators such as Jean Paul Goude, Alexander Mcqueen, Issey Miyake, Nick Cave, Keith Haring, Serge Lutens and more..
(L) The Beri – Nyna, or men’s devil of Western Liberia (The Bundu of Sierra Leone), circa 1906. Source | NYPL Digital Gallery.
(R)Walter Van Beirendonck, Paris, A/W 2011 Menswear. Photo: Umberto Fratini / GoRunway.com. Courtesy of style.com
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