Tumblr Takeover: Danielle Neu

Launched on 01 January 2014

To ring in 2014, we handed the SHOWstudio Tumblr over to LA-based artist Danielle Neu. Neu used the page to explore one of fashion's favourite staples, the black leather jacket. Drawing on her research background - she worked on the Met's acclaimed Punk: Chaos to Couture exhibition alongside Nick Knight - she posted everything from vintage imagery to text and film clips, tracking the ideas and preconceptions associated with the jacket. Speaking on her curation she explained:

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Tumblr Takeover: Punk

01 June 2013
Following from his experience creatively consulting for the Met's Punk exhibition, Nick Knight took over the SHOWstudio Tumblr to share the images and ideas that have come to define punk for him.

Queen of Hell

14 January 2014
Artist Danielle Neu takes inspiration from the magic of the leather jacket, the fantasy of the female biker, and Kenneth Anger’s Scorpio Rising in this new fashion film.


27 March 2014
A fashion film series exploring punk's central theme of personal expression, with contributions by the likes of Judy Blame, Bella Freud, Liberty Ross and Tom Guinness.
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