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TI IS MAD FOR : Aperture #216 : "Fashion" : Edited by Inez &Vinoodh

Writer Donatien Grau describes I&V's  agnostic practice as a “collaboration embedded within collaborations,”Writer Donatien Grau describes I&V's agnostic practice as a “collaboration embedded within collaborations,”

"Though this issue’s title appears in quotation marks, the intention is not to be ironic, or to suggest skepticism. Rather, the quotes allude to image quotation and reference, which 
are part and parcel of any creative act but are essential to the world of fashion. “In today’s professional climate . . . you’re only as good as your references,” guest editors Inez & Vinoodh note in their introduction to a portfolio of images by fashion’s most iconic and imitated photographers. Referencing is delicate, requiring thoughtful handling to avoid crossing the line into copying. Curator Charlotte Cotton remarks in her contribution that fashion photography’s often transparent
 use of references may be one reason why the genre is criticized from other corners. But in the end what matters is how a reference is used: when adequately transformed, you may sense a quotation but won’t recognize its source.

TI DATE: APHEX TWIN SYRO: LISTENING OPPORTUNITY: VERBOTEN (NEW YORK): Sept 6th 2012

Beyond a party. It's an opportunity!Beyond a party. It's an opportunity!

"Child prodigy, music maker, lucid dreamer, bank dweller, tank driver, sandpaper player, wilful fucker, Cornish nutter… the merry prankster of UK electronic music has

TECHNOPHILIAC: The New Location Discovery App FAVD : by Adam Johnson and Joseph McMahon.

FAVD gives you access to the taste map of your local friends in every city, your in-the-know-friend, your cool friend!FAVD gives you access to the taste map of your local friends in every city, your in-the-know-friend, your cool friend!

As developers go, Adam rocks that superstar status as evidenced by his pioneering work with V Magazine, Kanye West, Supreme, Deitch Projects , Baron and Baron and Phiilip Lim while Joseph looms as a content king via his experience as a producer for NBC, Universal, A&E Networks and the CW. Their combined urbane cool has spawned this new FAVD app and it is a technophiliac' s delight.

LOGOGRAPHIC

Research notes.Research notes.

McLuhan , the great oracle of our digital times, was always attracted to hieroglyphs

COMING SOON

The Electronic ImageThe Electronic Image

LET THE CHILDREN PLAY : The Red-ux

Never did mind an enthusiastic crop. Ah youth. Never did mind an enthusiastic crop. Ah youth.

Fashion always needs youth to replenish it…

TI DATE: Dalton Maag x Method: About Typography in the Digital Landscape : SEPT 16th 2014: METHOD (LONDON)

Dalton Maag and Method invite you to an evening panel discussion during London Design Festival to celebrate the collaboration between the two studios and spark debate about typography in the digital landscape.

Facing the new contexts of the future.Facing the new contexts of the future.

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