Unfashion by Mariana Lucia Marquez

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Fashion design, in its avant-garde form, has a disposition to become (fashionably) unfashion. In Mariana’s work, she interprets a recent show of Hussein Chalayan to explore how a performance may “succeed” by failing to live up to its idiom. Her thesis takes its cue from Jérôme Bel’s notion that symbolic failure on stage, far from undermining the performance, produces a palpable artistic surplus. Find out more at http://www.marianaluciamarquez.com

Title: Unfashion – Bonnie Bird Theatre, Trinity Laban

Choreography: Mariana Lucia Marquez

Performers:  Diina Bukareva, Alenka Herman, Emma Zangs

Sound:  Soundtrack from Hussein Chalayan’s “S/S 2003 Manifest Destiny” Show

Lighting:  Andy Hammond, Ashley Bolitho

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