From 2005-2007, SHOWstudio documented the surge of performance art taking place internationally.
Editorial Gallery: Sittings, Thirty Men
Models showcase A/W 05 menswear via webcam in this editorial with a voyeuristic twist.
Fashion Film: Peter Jensen S/S 05
Disgraced 90s ice skater Tonya Harding was the inspiration behind Peter Jensen's Spring/Summer 2005 collection, which was shown on ice and modelled by professional skaters. Watch the fashion film captured at the show.
Fashion Film: Guiser #3
A 1992 outfit from the unique mind of Leigh Bowery, captured on film by Nick Knight.
Fashion Film: Guiser #4
Nick Knight captured the legendary Leigh Bowery in his 'pregnant tutu head' look.
Fashion Film: Guiser #2
Leigh Bowery poses in one of his own 1992 performance art looks in a fashion film made up from archive footage and sound.
Fashion Film: Guiser #1
Leigh Bowery and his famous safety pin lips look feature in this fashion film by Nick Knight.
Video: The Man Who Couldn't Afford to Orgy
Made using a Motorola phone camera, artist Julie Verhoeven's video sequence reinterprets the lyrics to John Cale's 'The Man Who Couldn't Afford to Orgy'
Video: I Feel Love
Photographer Jason Evans' film provides an abstract interpretation of the iconic lyrics of Donna Summer's disco classic, shot entirely on a Motorola phone camera.
Video: Orange Skies
Stylist Katy England and musician Bobby Gillespie used a Motorola phone camera to interpret the lyrics of 'Orange Skies' by Love.
Nick Knight collaborates with pop icon Kylie Minogue and artist Liz Neal to visualise the lyrics of Barry Manilow's 'Copacabana'.
Graphic designer Tom Hingston chose the lyrics to 'Antistar' by his long-term collaborators Massive Attack to reinvent in visual form using a Motorola phone camera.
Video: Beautiful Garden
Stylist Simon Foxton elected to interpret 'Beautiful Garden' by The Cramps through his series of shorts shot on a Motorola cameraphone.
Video: Strict Machine
Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran collaborates with film director Gavin Elder to illustrate the lyrics of Goldfrapp's 'Strict Machine' with a Motorola cameraphone.
Artist Félix Larher chose to interpret Bob Marley's 'Survival' lyrics with 29 clips shot on a Motorola cameraphone.
Editorial Gallery: Shimmer
Explore Nick Knight's scintillating fashion story for British Vogue's April 2004 issue.
Interview: Jamie Morgan
Christabel Stewart speaks to photographer Jamie Morgan about his work with the Buffalo collective, his move to directing and the three films he contributed to SHOWstudio.
Essay: Nudie Cohn (1902-1984)
Made in Hollywood: Christabel Stewart on the life and career of Nudie Cohn and his association with country music stars.
Made In Hollywood
A tribute to legendary rodeo tailor Nudie, with contributions from fashion photographer Craig McDean and cultural critic Mark Simpson.
Essay: Guy Bourdin (1928-91)
Compulsive Viewing: The Films of Guy Bourdin - Curator Christabel Stewart on Guy Bourdin’s life, work and aesthetic.
Compulsive Viewing: The Films Of Guy Bourdin
Discover the moving image work of Guy Bourdin; eleven fashion films edited from never-before-seen archival footage and showcased exclusively by SHOWstudio.
Essay: Pink, Pink To Make Them Wink
Blue Movie: Christabel Stewart on the cultural and historical context of the erotic short film.