skin_hat

...drawing on the developments in the Renaissance in which human-beings began to see themselves as the centre of their observations again, I regard fashion as the interface between self-awareness and a screen for the projections of the individual. The photos live from the tension between the “clothed” heads of the hat-wearers and their naked bodies. I am less interested in the representation of a body culture reinforced through trends, and more in physicality as a multiplicity of biological facts, individual ideas and personal ways of life...

...to allow oneself to wear an extraordinary hat and nothing else is a part of this self-image...