ARRRGH! Monsters in Fashion @ Benaki Museum

By Anastasia Georgakopoulos

Vasilis Zinadiakis, creative director of ATOPOS, a non profit for the exploration of contemporary visual culture, is the mastermind behind the ARRRGH! Monsters in Fashion exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens, Greece. According to the Museum, “the exhibition is a world first, examining the expansion of the pop phenomenon of paradoxical, imaginary and monster-formed Characters in fashion and dress. Rising as well as broadly known and established designers and artists re-define the relationship between body and clothing, a swell as the borders of our consciousness in What is a Monster?”

The exhibition will include creations by Maison Martin Margiela, Walter Van Beirendonck, Bart Hess, Jean-Charles De Castelbajac, Mareunrol’s, Bas Kosters, Issey Miyake, Henrik Vibskov, Dr NOKI’s NHS, Charlie Le Mindu, Hideki Seo, Alexis Themistocleous, Boris Hoppek, Craig Green, Bernhard Willhelm, Marcus Tomlinson, Bronwen Marshall, Rejina Pyo, Cassette Playa and Gary Card, Andrea Ayala Closa, Giorgos Tourlas, Digitaria, Niek Pulles aka HEYNIEK, Piers Atkinson, Pyuupiru and many others. (Both photos: Panos Kokkinias)

The exhibition ends the 31st of July.Photos – Panos Kokkinias


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