Paris-based designer and artist Alice Pegna revolves her apply round buildings. She’s involved with each the connection between particular person parts and the way a bigger framework responds to its surroundings, and her items are likely to amplify the connection between adornment and the human physique. “The construction is an integral a part of the universe,” she tells Colossal. “It isn’t all the time seen, but all the time current, materials or immaterial, identical to our physique, our ideas, and our life.”
This curiosity culminates in her architectural physique of labor that’s comprised of sculptural clothes, headdresses, and equipment with sharp factors and acute angles. Beforehand working primarily with raw spaghetti, Pegna’s new assortment incorporates skinny strips of metallic that equally hug the wearer’s type with geometric element. The items had been created in collaboration with the Phoenix Various Mannequin affiliation for Paris Trend Week 2021 and worn by fashions with bodily disabilities to spotlight their figures. The entire works, that are photographed towards stark black backdrops on minimal mannequins, depend on detrimental area to change how the physique is considered with out obscuring it solely.
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