The-T-Shirt Issue



The most basic and probably most universal piece of garment serves as the neutral background for an  experiment, based on a series of new techniques, taken from other fields.

Three people are portrayed digitally by scanning their bodies. The output of this scan is a 3D file, of which the resolution is defined by the amount of polygons – similar to pixels in a bitmap graphic. Linked with biographical memories, a digital twin of the body is created, extending the garment a formal-poetic character.

The 3D data is turned into 2D sewing patterns, the fabric and the inner interface, which defines the edges, are cut out with a laser cutter. Using strictly jersey as fabric, the perceived complexity of the garments is reduced to an approachable and basic level.

In collaboration with Linda Kostowski a

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Cotton jersey, Iron on interfaces

Material: Cotton jersey, Iron on interfaces

NO 419

After hearing a story about a boy brought up by a wolf I wanted this more than anything else. The wolf would have accompanied my nocturnal wanderings, would have eagerly shared my reconnaissances and sometimes my thunderous sighs.

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NO 378

When i was small and just about to learn swimming i was petrified that my swimmies would leak. I squeezed them constantly to check the air level. Surprisingly the swimmies had a different effect outside the water. They gave me tremendous self assurance. In default of that i just left them on all the time.

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NO 318

She changed my life from the first moment I was fitting her, when she slipped through my drapery purring. The sounds she made, unerring and self-confident. She fills my design with ease, making me believe in her more than ever.

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