'Second Skin' by Agostina Zwilling
(materials: tussah silk top, ramie top, hemp, flax, organic merino wool top)
As Agostina described so poetically in an e-mail to me:
"My research focuses on the analysis of the relationship between the garment, as a second body, and its extension in space through the use of natural and organic materials.
Dress that falls on deaf ears, the memory of an ephemeral body. Deprived of the function to cover and protect the body, it embodies the idea of an ephemeral body. A fall of non-bodies. In a light, which is surreal, the dress emerges from the darkness and shows its purity, reassuring and pleasant, relieving the suffering of this fall.
My research and my world is told around a thread, a thread which is able to unite (bind) women, men, history and the culture of time and space ... "