Our videoz about Rabitza club became a part of this one:
Boiler Room and Ballantine’s spent some time in Moscow meeting the artists, promoters and venue owners who play a key part in the creation of their underground. We hear how growing commercial interests and the negative public perception of nightclubs has led to a string of venue and event closures, but not without retaliation.
The determination to stay strong and build bigger is evident and has pushed different communities even closer together.
Djmag.com about it.
Art direction & layout design.
This issue presents itself as two independent yet connected into one magazines. It is composed by 190 pages. Side A contains unique content reflecting on fashion and developed specifically under Eclectic’s unique concept, the Side B on the other hand is composed by interviews with the influencers from the spheres of art, culture and music.
This limited edition magazine can be purchased online or in selected stockists around the world such as Tate Modern (London), Le Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Athenaeum Boekhandel (Amsterdam), Cosmos Book Co. (Hong Kong), Armani Books (Milano), Mulberry Iconic Magazine (New York) among many others.
$EN$E$‡SENSES ($$$ = 666). For a correct read refer to numeration:
“Nexus of Niche” by Wanda Nylon
“Inside you” by Synchrodogs
MIDPOINT between A-side & B-side.
Flip the magazine & start read from the other side >
...side B on the other hand is composed by interviews with the influencers from the spheres of art, culture and music:
Savages, DIIV, Sun O))):
Wanderings with Andrey Bartenev:
Jan Fabre & Igor Samolet:
Proportions of the pages and the set of the bandwere executed according to the canons, established by Johannes Gutenberg and Peter Schaeffer, the pioneers of modern typography. Golden section serves as the basis for this canon.
The author’s world reveals yet another mystery before us. It is not a novel and not a detective. It is an opinion, a point of view, revision of concepts, poetry woven into people’s lives and vice versa.
Eighteen Photographers in England, France, Holland, Iceland, Italy, Ukraine and Russia are given a roll of 35mm film to shoot and send the undeveloped roll along with a title to the curators. Each photographer is paired with a brand and will shoot their pieces on friends, family, models, objects, still life, etc. in adherence with the Dogme ‘16 rules.
- Shooting must be done on location, no studios.
- Props and sets must not be brought in; a location for a certain prop must be chosen where the prop is found.
- Once a meeting place has been chosen, only the fashion curator can bring clothes, but the subjects must dress themselves and choose their own clothes without further intervention of the fashion curator.
- Hair or make-up artists are not allowed.
- Camera must be handheld (no timer, or tripods).
- Special lighting is forbidden, except for a built in flash.
- Optical work and filters are forbidden.
- Temporal and geographic alienation is forbidden.
- Genre series are not acceptable.
- Must be shot on 35mm film.
- No post production.
We apply the dogme ‘95 techniques and reinterpretation of rules to the medium of analogue film.
We refuse budgets, special effects, post-production, modifications and other technical gimmicks that have seen the editorial and photography world saturated with:
We encourage imagery to further explore the story with the objective to engage the observer, not alienate. Photographers, brands, and other people involved will only be listed as “participants”, so the observer will not be biased to one series over another. We do not accept advertising, but only donations towards the limited printing costs. there are no more than 500 copies and it will not go into reprint. this is to show appreciation for the observers who seek to observe.
Metal magazine: “the Truth Unravelled”.
Fucking young: “Pairs Project”.
Brand identity, print production, signs & signboards production for So Esthetic Group.
Architectural company “So esthetic group” works with major Ukrainian businesses, foreign entities and individuals. Since 2008 they have completed over 30 architectural and interior design projects, both public and private. For the last 3 years they have been numerously awarded prizes at many design competitions, including Ukrainian “Best project of the year”.
SO ESTHETIC logo is minimalistic & functional.
There is a rhythm and clarity.
POEXXXALI x adidas Originals by the Great Fruit.
Me: 111 ONLY. Cotton 1000%.
Photos by Sasha Favorov.