Since there are multiple lives in life, every piece of clothing and the person who wears it has a story, and if clothes don’t change the world, those who wear them will, Natalie Garson decided to become a sorceress who breathes new life into this.
We have already said this, but it is always useful to repeat: the exhibitions of musk and amber by Lamia Ben Ayed are always pleasing to the eye. The artists who exhibit, of course, but also, and in many ways, the scenography and staging that they offer them, which is updated every time. Never before has the gallery been so creative in the setting it offers its guests, getting as close as possible to their universe, emphasizing their creations, becoming a constantly new creation.
Lamia Ben Ayed, the owner of the gallery, does not hesitate to change the architecture of the room, paint the walls in the colors of the event, find suitable accessories. His latest exhibition “Renaissance”, organized by Natalie Garzon as initiator, organizer and curator, was a great illustration of his approach.
Theme one: (Re)born is the mantra of the age and its new religion: nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed. Since there are multiple lives in life, every piece of clothing and the person who wears it has a story, and if clothes don’t change the world, those who wear them will, Natalie Garson decided to become a sorceress who breathes new life into this. Around the world, she looks through surpluses, used clothes, deposits, keeps a close eye on and finds “that” piece of clothing that is ready to come back to life. With the help of the Tunisian craftswomen and embroiderers whom she has made her accomplices in this cause of resurrection, she cuts, embroiders, customizes and transforms a forgotten garment into a unique vintage obsolete item.
This ethical and responsible collection has inspired Tunisian and Swiss artists. Meryem Bouderbala, Feriel Lakhdar, Wadia Mhiri, whose sensitivity to everything related to fashion and textiles, Seif Ben Salah, Mohamed Ben Soltane and Mauna Jemal gave themselves to this game, which is the greatest challenge of the century. But also Swiss artists such as Raphael Couto and Melanie Iten. An artistic surprise was also brought about by the presence of Amina, the famous Tunisian singer we all wondered what became of her and who ignited the party with her energetic beats.
It would be an understatement to say that recycling, or upcycling as it is called, mobilizes everyone.
Waste time is over. A new ethical and responsible morality is being born, and this event, concerning an industry that was once considered polluting and now moralized, is…