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The Waldorf Project I Future Food Sensory Journey

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There is a global growing trend preferring experiences to products, to counterpoise our digital and abstract world and a need to be deeply moved, to feel completely alive. The Waldorf Project is an immersive experience on a theatrical grand stage in which art is consumed through all the senses. The experience will unite the senses through food, scent, drink, movement, sound, and environment. The main concept is the synergy between the various aspects of the event and the imaginations of the creative team: a food designer, a choreographer, a production designer, a costume designer, a product designer, and a sound designer, all being directed and orchestrated by British artist Sean Rogg. 
The Waldorf Project/ Chapter Four/ Barakah will be staged under the concept of the Japanese emotion AMAE, a temporary surrender in perfect safety. Seven courses will be interwoven with a cutting-edge enchanting theatre, all carefully crafted and choreographed to test your responses and manipulate …

Photographer Gregor Torz's Moda

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When Gregor Törzs finds something he feels the inner longing to hold it against the light. Whether it is a place, an object or a moment, for him it always refers to transparency and the hidden qualities of fragility, love, secret or perfection. ​ Born 1970, Gregor Törzs´ background and training make his approach to art unique. He started his career as a trainee in advertising in his hometown Hamburg. With nineteen he was drawn to Los Angeles, where he learned the film craft from Academy Award winning special effect experts John Dykstra and Dough Smith; later he worked as a lighting technician and as cinematographer.
In 1993, he became Director of Photography, establishing himself in the world of advertising and fashion, working with major stars and commercial brands. Today, Törzs mainly focuses on art photography and platinum printing. He lives and works in Berlin. In 2006 Törzs introduced his fine art photography with his series „Boy on Safari“, depicted in dark landscapes of surreal…

Agnieszka Osipa Costume Design

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I have recently come across Agnieszka’s Osipa’s work and I have no words to describe her jaw dropping creations. Her costumes are portrayed in a dream - like visual representation of various parts of folklore culture around the world and ways to revive them within the fashion context.  Part of Agnieszka’s Osipa’s identity as a designer is to use recycled, industrial materials and a combination of handcrafted religious trims. Different manufacturing processes all come together with handmade techniques and materials for something historical and old, through the exploration of traditional arts and crafts and their projection to contemporary aesthetics.



















Jellyfish Vases by Nendo

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Milan Design Week 2017
The 30 vases of various sizes were placed in a 1800 mm aquarium filled with water that float like jellyfish in the water. The strength and direction of the water’s current was carefully adjusted so that they undulated moderately. The vases are made from ultrathin transparent silicon that has been dyed twice to give the impression that what is floating in the water is but a gradated silhouette of transparent colors. The Jellyfish vases by Nendo redefines the traditional role of flower, water, and vase by making the water inconspicuous with ensemble of soft-pedalled flowers and vases floating inside the filled water.




















Black Noir

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Since the beginning of time, black has a lot to divulge, it expressed mourning, poverty, denial, revolt and it exalted the avant-garde and haute-couture.   Both rive gauche and rive droite, from lacerated and leather, to the perfection of the little black dress, from brutal bondage clothing to the monks’ modern hoods, from the black jacket to black coffee, black made a lot of ink flow.  
Black is able to express love and romanticism as well as hate and racism, in equal proportion and with the same ardor.   Black is seen in lace of a domination mask, veil of seduction and burka of discretion.  Yet, behind dark veils hides a myriad of attitudes, divergent tastes and disparate characters. 
In a chaotic century, which still cannot find its way, it seems that there is only one way out. One direction to take.  We have to merge opposites and erase contrasts to embrace and exploit the ideas of cross-breeds from various disciplines to finally bridge the gap between the two brains. To abolish …

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