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Interview: Nick Knight on Angel

published on 29 July 2015

Photographer Nick Knight began his collaborative relationship with Lee McQueen in 1996. The pair worked together continuously until McQueen’s death in February 2010 and right up to the end pushed creative boundaries. McQueen’s final show, S/S 10 Plato’s Atlantis, was streamed live on SHOWstudio, a practice that then became the norm within the industry. Here, Knight discusses collaborating with McQueen and Bjork on an installation for La Beauté en Avignon in 2000 that featured 80 gallons of live dyed maggots arranged in the shape of an angelic face.

Photographer Nick Knight began his collaborative relationship with Lee McQueen in 1996. The pair worked together continuously until McQueen’s death in February 2010 and right up to the end pushed creative boundaries. McQueen’s final show, S/S 10 Plato’s Atlantis, was streamed live on SHOWstudio, a practice that then became the norm within the industry. Here, Knight discusses collaborating with McQueen and Bjork on an installation for La Beauté en Avignon in 2000 that featured 80 gallons of live dyed maggots arranged in the shape of an angelic face.

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