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Vivienne Westwood Enlists Artists and Activists In Latest Project

Friday 12 October 2018

Vivienne Westwood, the champion of youth, activism and new wave fashion, has launched her latest project.

To celebrate the AW18 collection, the designer has developed a collaborative project titled #ViviennesCreatives. Six artists and activists were asked to interpret the themes of the collection, curating their own conceptual content for their mediums. Announcing a name each day, the full list includes Emma Breschi, Jesus Diaz, Orla Carolin, Johan Zoo, Josh Quinton and Joe Sweeney.

The work created sees Breschi’s ‘Kissing Booth’ celebrating the idea that love is the one thing that can connect us in the post-Brexit Trump world.

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Introducing #ViviennesCreatives, a collaborative project partnering with 6 conceptual artists and activists who are part of Vivienne Westwood’s Autumn- Winter Army of Freedom Fighters… . Vivienne asked the artists to interpret the themes of the collection to curate their own conceptual content. . Day One: The Kissing Booth by Emma Breschi . “A series of imagery, celebrating the one thing that seems to connect us all in this crazy post Brexit Trump world…something so powerful and yet simple…a kiss. And with this kiss, we hope that love will conquer all” -Emma Breschi . Shop the looks – link in bio. . Photography @emmabreschi Videography @rohumpourtahmasbi Set Design @lonelyponystudio Music @sanscoutmusic Featuring @classiclaurel & @elliottarndt

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Meanwhile Joe Sweeney touched on consumerism, regenerations and consumption in his curation of three short videos.

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Day 3 of #ViviennesCreatives by Joe Sweeney “Eggs is Eggs.” . Shop the looks – link in bio. . “My three 1-minute videos reflect my work as an artist, taking a sardonic look at domestic consumption, consumerism and relentless regeneration.“ -Joe Sweeney. . Project by @sweeneytoddla Directed by @jdjones1 DOP @callummac666

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#ViviennesCreatives will continue until Oct 14, keep your eyes peeled for the next creative drop!