THE CLUSTER : NEON LIGHT INSTALLATION

MANHATTAN, NEW YORK

I am very excited to have the opportunity to design a light installation for a lobby in Manhattan. In this project I will merge both my art and architectural ideas, Please visit my entry at Special Projects page for additional information regarding the the design process and realization. 

vestiphobia cuba: RB Dress V: ¡Viva la Goma Elástica!

I am really excited to share my new project with you! I am invited to participate in the Vesiphobia Workshop in Havana, Cuba, 2017.  As noted to their website: "This workshop will be led by Cuban and U.S designers specialized in the use of recyclable materials and repurposing practices. The participants will create original “wearable art”, which will be worn by the performers during the show at La Fábrica de Arte Cubano from February 23rd to 26th. This workshop constitutes an essential part of Vestiphobia Cuba and will function as an ongoing installation at the Gallery Taller Gorria, in Old Havana. The workshop will be open to passersby to observe the different stages of the costumes’ development. Participants in the workshop will be in direct contact with the rest of the creative team (actors, performers, singers and artists) to encourage relationships between U.S and Cuban artists. The workshop will be documented and publicized in several local and international venues, providing an extensive coverage of the participants’ work. It will also include a series of documentaries and video art screenings about contemporary fashion trends, sustainability and globalization".

For Cuba's Vestiphobia Workshop I've worked with Cuban artists to create an original garment, RB Dress V: ¡Viva la Goma Elástica!, handmade from rubber bands rubber elastic band, recycled bicycle inner tubes, recycled plastic bottles. Please see post on my Exhibitions page.

Girls & Metrics

Photography project by Florent Chretien IV, Paris, France

Featuring RB Dress II,  RB Dress III, Bell + accessories by Margarita Mileva, m2elastic

I am very happy that my work is part of this exciting project staged in NY, USA.

Enjoy this very interesting photographic essay of the Big Apple!

 
 

m2 fashion

Bell

Bell, The Elizabeth and Stephen Taylor Fashion Design Award winner for 2012 Project IMA:  IN:spired, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA.
Bell is inspired by evening dress from Norman Norell
Materials: black rubber bands and biodegradable industrial felt scraps.

RB DRESS III: IN THE SPIRIT OF POLYNESIA

RB Dress III, in the Spirit of Polynesia, 2011
Black, white and orange rubber bands, Finalist at Open Section, WOW: World of Wearable Art, New Zealand      Photo: Warren Chow; Model: Anastasiya Kizima
For additional information please visit RB Dress III: WOW

RB DRESS II, INSPIRED BY THE BAUHAUS

RB Dress II ,2011, Berlin, Germany
Various colors rubber bands    Photo: Warren Chow; Model: Anastasiya Kizima
For additional information regarding my entry please check the following links: RB Dress II  and Wear is Art

RB DRESS i, PROJECT IMA UN:bound

RB Dress I, Project IMA UN:bound, Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA 2010
Various colors rubber bands
In collaboration with Iva Mileva

M2 NECKLACES

M2 NOMAD

Special Thanks to Warren, Linda and Damon for making this project happen!  

 

Jumper Necklaces

COLLARS

CORAL NECKLACES

Special Thanks to Warren and Anastasiya, who are always ready to "play" with me!

Photo: Warren Chow / Model: Anastasiya Kizima

m2 art

Veil' Detail: various colors rubber bands, black netting

Veil' Detail: various colors rubber bands, black netting

Angelique Kidjo

Angelique Kidjo, Hilda Dokubo, Wale Ojo, Jimmy Jean Louis, Lala Akindoju, Peter King, Nico Panagio, Aurelie Eliam and many more star in Kunle Afolayan’s next movie ‘The CEO’.

I am happy that Angelique selected to wear my necklace backstage at Carnegie Hall and at the Summer Stage performance, New York.

Parrish Art Museum Shop  www.parrishart.org  New York, USA

Palm Springs Art Museum Store  www.psmuseum.org  California, USA

Asher Gallery, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft www.crafthouston.org  Texas

Catenary Art Gallery www.catenaryartgallery.com   Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

SABAI Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

SKLADA , Sofia Bulgaria 

 

HIDDEN HEROES. THE GENIUS OF EVERYDAY THINGS

HÉROES OCULTOS. INVENTOS GENIALES. OBJETOS COTIDIANOS

The exhibition will be on view at Parque de San Julián de Cuenca, Cuenca - Spain

 You could see my work representing the Rubber Bands at the exhibition, on view until April 25th, 2017

Enjoy!

New designs are presented and available for purchase at:

Etsy online store m2

 Neo Shop , Rome, Italy