Jeweller and sculptor specialising in handcrafted goldsmithing, enamel and ceramics combining traditional culture with contemporary art forms; a robust narrative and rich visuals play expressively on an interpretation of the Chinese character eye as meaning both judgement and as an exploration of self-identity or I.
Dissonance Collection: fierce post-Soviet 'sustainable punk' of 'conflicting yet complimentary themes, creating a sense of dissonance.'
Curated capsule Scotch Bonnet Collection, exemplified by the signature 'red hot chilli dress.'
Polluted Souls Collection: 'all gender inclusive' recycled stock brand; 'new anarchy' inspired by punk ethos.
Symphonic Wave Collection marries Chinese embroidery with Western silhouettes, creating a harmonious fusion of heritage and modernity; inspired by nature embodying a vibrant palette and intricate detailing. The botanical garden fantasy theme perfectly complements artist Bruce Chidovori's set design: 'the collection radiates with shades of soft pink, ethereal yellow and shimmering gold...invoking sunlight on petals.'
Four indicative images from each of the six designers in showcasing sequence (Sibu closed the show, see adjacent article); images courtesy of in-house stills photographer Rabi Sultan:-