Spring Summer 2012 Collection - Giger's Goddess
An homage to HR Giger - Artwork prints © HR Giger
An homage to the Swiss surrealist, H.R. Giger. Always being fascinated by the artwork of H.R. Giger and the massive impact of his Biomechanical vision on the world of architecture, film, music, tattoo art, fashion and industrial design, Malgorzata Dudek, with H.R. Giger's prior approval, transferred his cultural influence onto fabric. The collection includes a series of one-off couture pieces with adapted HR Giger prints. Some of the standout pieces are an elegant skin-tight gown with a Giger “Li” print and a hautingly beautiful black, skin-tight gown with 3-D Giger baby heads from “Landscape XVIII” adorning the back and train. Throughout the collection, there are also laser-cut leather elements which were inspired by H.R. Giger’s airbrushing. The collection was accessorized with metal sunglasses by designer Slav Nowosad which are inspired by Giger’s “Birth Machine”.
“My desire with this collection is to honor to H.R. Giger, pay him tribute, and show how his influence resonates in the world of fashion. When I started sketching this collection and planning the fabrics, I couldn’t see it complete without elements of H.R. Giger’s artwork. And what better way for me, as a designer, to honor a man who’s Biomechanical vision has massively influenced architecture, film, music, tattoo art, fashion and industrial design. Last February, I sent sketches to H.R. Giger through his agent and to my surprise, I heard back almost immediately and was given creative freedom to incorporate a jointly agreed upon selection of Giger's art! It’s such an honor to work with H.R. Giger because he’s so influential that I was aware of and appreciated his work, long before I knew his name .”
Photographer: Christoph Musiol // Model: Katarzyna Nawrocka
Stylist: Jadwiga Pokryszka // Hair: Margo Wegierek
Make-up: Patricia Bontscheff // Set-design: Uli Gajsa
Sunglasses: Slav Nowosad // Shoes: Kazar