Launched on 21 November 2001

'Get the ugliest thing on the planet, the maggot, and transform it into a Madonna.' Invited by La Beauté en Avignon (Avignon Festival of Beauty) in 2000 to create an installation, Alexander McQueen and Nick Knight took a quintessentially perverse approach to the subject of beauty.



A Beautiful Darkness

22 October 2015
Veuve Clicquot tapped Nick Knight to curate an immersive event to delight and frighten the senses for Halloween 2015.

The Sound Of Light's Own Destruction

04 July 2016
A SHOWstudio film commissioned by Matthew Williams for his 2016 exhibition at 032c workshop, Berlin-Kreuzberg.


23 July 2012
Alongside our 2012 exhibition Death, SHOWstudio invited creatives to further explore the theme through a series of live residencies and films.