North

Launched on 03 November 2015

‘The real skill will be in learning to look beneath the clichés and habits of imagination that lie at the heart of these myths,’ writes David Russell. Motivated by questioning existing depictions of the North of England in fashion imagery, SHOWstudio editor Lou Stoppard and Manchester-based academic and Preston is my Paris founder Adam Murray team up to unpick Northern identity, the effect of geographic space on creative output and the importance of place in general.

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Compulsive Viewing: The Films Of Guy Bourdin

17 April 2003
Discover the moving image work of Guy Bourdin; eleven fashion films edited from never-before-seen archival footage and showcased exclusively by SHOWstudio.
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Sittings: Thirty Men

01 April 2005
Over April 2005, Simon Foxton styled male models as 'living magazine pages' and seated them in front of a webcam in a 30 day live streamed editorial.
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Dream the World Awake

13 September 2011
Walter Van Beirendonck’s avant-garde archive is immortalised for his 2011 Antwerp Fashion Museum retrospective in this larger than life project.