Poetry In Motion

Launched on 21 March 2021

To explore the enduring bond between poetry and fashion, SHOWstudio invite poets to respond to the most striking garments from the recent fashion shows. Using the art form they hold most dear, poets are tasked with putting into words the emotional and often violently moving impact fashion can have on an individual, from Miuccia Prada to John Galliano for Maison Margiela, through to Rei Kawakubo's Comme des Garçons Homme Plus and Yohji Yamamoto.

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Project

Safer Steps

09 February 2001
The words and work of the post-modern poet Andy Stick, celebrated up close and personal.
Project

Forget-Me-Not

03 April 2002
The incongruous aesthetics of Toile de Jouy and Japanese rope suspension bondage come together in an erotic, interactive collaboration by Julie Verhoeven and Peter Saville.
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Bellwether

31 July 2020
A project celebrating Alexander McQueen's 2003 CBE award, allowing a rare window into the designer at work.
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