The following researchers, designers and makers contributed to the Temporary Fashion Museum:
Christine Alberts, Ronja Andersen, Jop van Bennekom, Francisco van Benthum, Sophie Berrebi, Anuschka Blommers, Florentijn Boddendijk (Elitechnique), Rudi Boiten (Studio Plott), Max Bouwhuis, Erwin Brinkers (Experimental Jetset), Michou de Bruijn (Studio Makkink & Bey), Mireille Burger (Studio Plott), Raphael Coutin (EventArchitectuur), C.Cruden, Brecht Duiff (BELÉN/18-11-81), Femke Dekker (Strange Boutique), Danny van Dongen (Experimental Jetset), Lilian Driessen (Atelier MariaLux), Ellis Faas, Camiel Fortgens, Erik Frenken, Liselore Frowijn, Pascale Gatzen, Marit Geluk, Lieve Gerrits, Valentijn Goethals (We Became Aware), Conny Groenewegen, Alessandro Gualtieri, Rudy Guedj, Monique van Heist, Bart Hess, Daphne Huisden, Claes Iversen, Raoul de Jong, Remco de Jong (Elitechnique), Sandra Kassenaar, Michiel Keuper, Lisa Konno, Arif Kornweitz, Bas Kosters, Marjo Kranenborg, Karlis Krecers, Georgette Koning, Lenneke Langenhuijsen (BELÉN/18-11-81), Tomas Lootens (We Became Aware), Matilde Losi, Gabriel Maher (EventArchitectuur), Maison the Faux, Rianne Makkink (Studio Makkink & Bey), Alfred Marks, Nicole Martens (Strange Boutique), Penny Martin, Roos Meerman, Archief Frans Molenaar, Moniker, Jef Montes, Maureen Mooren, Lucas Muñoz (EventArchitectuur), Rachid Naas, Ferry van der Nat, Peterson + Stoop, Ester Naomi Perquin, Publication Studio Rotterdam, Ferry Piekart, Niek Pulles, Joke Robaard, Sonny Roffel, Sophie Rzepecky (Studio Makkink & Bey), Iñiy Sanchez, Johannes Schwartz, Marieke Stolk (Experimental Jetset), Nils Schumm, Alexander van Slobbe, Martijn van Strien, Swiss Textile Collection, José Teunissen, Jony Trash & Gary van Niks, Elfie Tromp, Arne Verburgh (Kaina Media), Herman Verkerk (EventArchitectuur), Joan Vellve, Ilja Visser, Karin Vlug, Marcel van der Vlugt, Angelique Westerhof, Camiel van Winkel, Adriaan Wormgoor, Job Wouters en many more.
Guus Beumer, who studied social sciences, has been director of Het Nieuwe Instituut since January 2013. In the 1980s Beumer was a journalist for publications including Avenue, Marie-Claire and HP/De Tijd and in the 1990s was art director of the fashion labels orson + bodil and SO. From 2005 he was director of Marres, House for Contemporary Culture and Bureau Europa/NAiM, both in Maastricht.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Guus Beumer is artistic director of the Temporary Fashion Museum.
Alexander van Slobbe
Alexander van Slobbe launched his womenswear label orson + bodil in the late 1980s, followed in the early 1990s by his menswear label SO. Both labels are characterised by their great attention to the design and production process and have brought him international renown. Since 2003 he has concentrated on orson + bodil. Van Slobbe is seen as one of the pioneers who helped to put the Netherlands on the international fashion map. The Centraal Museum in Utrecht mounted a retrospective exhibition of his work in 2009. In recent years Van Slobbe has curated several design exhibitions in the Netherlands and abroad.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Alexander van Slobbe presents the collection HACKED, developed together with Francisco van Benthum, and will create a fabric shop.
Francisco van Benthum
Fashion designer Francisco van Benthum launched his menswear label FRANCISCO VAN BENTHUM in 2003. He gives a contemporary twist to classic shapes, reinterpreting the traditional components of the menswear silhouette. In 2012 he received the Cultuurfonds Fashion Stipendium from the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Francisco van Benthum presents the collection HACKED, developed together with Alexander van Slobbe. Together with Georgette Koning and Guus Beumer, he is co-curator of A Speculative History of Dutch Fashion.
Jop van Bennekom
Graphic designer Jop van Bennekom is creative director, author and publisher of the magazines Fantastic Man and The Gentlewoman. He achieved international recognition with the publications Re-Magazine and Butt, which he initiated, edited and designed. He uses his magazines as a platform to develop innovative editorial concepts, design and photography. Van Bennekom is also a consultant art director for clients including COS and Hermès.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Jop Bennekom is co-curator of the exhibition The Now.
Fashion journalist Georgette Koning writes for the NRC Handelsblad and is the founder of the website independentfashiondaily.com. Over the years she has contributed articles to Elegance, Avantgarde, Glamcult, Esquire, Marie-Claire, L’Officiel, Het Parool, nrc.next, Het Financieele Dagblad, and Italian and Dutch Vogue. She also teaches on various fashion courses.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Georgette Koning has been enlisted as general advisor, and together with Guus Beumer and Francisco van Benthum she is co-curator of A Speculative History of Dutch Fashion.
Marjo Kranenborg is a stylist who runs her own fashion label, BLCK. She has worn black every day for the past 25 years. She believes the colour enables the creation of a minimalist and timeless style within the fast-moving world of fashion. Kranenborg was previously fashion editor of Avenue and has worked as a stylist for various publications, photo shoots and films.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Marjo Kranenborg is curator of an exhibition of timeless fashion icons.
Fashion theorist and curator José Teunissen is professor of fashion theory and research at ArtEZ and visiting professor at the University of the Arts in London. She has also taught at the Fontys University of Applied Arts in Tilburg and at the University of Amsterdam. She was fashion curator at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht from 1998 to 2007 and she continues to curate fashion exhibitions. Teunissen is a member of the board of Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Dutch Creative Council and chair of CLICK/Next Fashion, the innovation network for the creative industries.
Temporary Fashion Museum: José Teunissen is an advisor for the programme of lectures and debates.
Architect Herman Verkerk established EventArchitectuur in 1993. The studio works on projects ranging from a temporary art museum to a series of landscaped parks and from shop interiors to exhibition designs for cultural institutions in the Netherlands and abroad. Verkerk is head of the department of Interior Architecture at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and runs the Materialisation in Art and Design programme at the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Herman Verkerk is responsible for the design of the Temporary Fashion Museum.
Ferry van der Nat
Ferry van der Nat is a fashion editor, make-up artist and hair stylist. He has worked for fashion magazines including L’Officiel and Vogue and for fashion designers Viktor & Rolf. He has assembled a renowned collection of vintage fashion including pieces by Fong Leng, Frank Govers and Ossie Clark. He has recently turned his attention to polaroid photography.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Ferry van der Nat presents the ultimate vintage store with unrivalled pieces from the history of (Dutch) fashion.
Sophie Berrebi is a writer, art historian and curator. She received her PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London in 2003, and since 2003 has been based at the University of Amsterdam where she teaches and researches art history and theory. She has published widely on contemporary art, and is on the editorial board of the new academic journal Stedelijk Studies. She is a research fellow at Het Nieuwe Instituut.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Berrebi carried out research in to the history of timeless fashion icons for Old Time Favourites and Ephemeral Eccentrics.
Conny Groenewegen explores the evolution of ideas at the interface of fashion, technology and design. Whilst she is fascinated by the technical and societal implications of the industrialisation of fashion design, her work is always a reflection of the human implications. The tension between mechanisation and handwork, industry and artisan, is clearly observable in her designs. Conny Groenewegen teaches design and fashion at several (inter)national fashion and design institutes. In 2011 she was winner of the Mercedes-Benz Dutch Fashion Award.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Conny Groenewegen is making an installation for the Fashion Data exhibition.
Blommers & Schumm
Photographers Anuschka Blommers and Niels Schumm have been a duo since 1996. Their work questions the status quo of fashion photography and the role of the body, and can be seen in connection with fashion, photography and art. They have published in magazines such as Fantastic Man and The Gentlewoman. Their photographs are part of the collection of the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam and FOAM, and have been exhibitied in various international museums.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Blommers & Schumm are making an installation based on their own archive for View on Fashion I.
Liselore Frowijn’s first collection is about the clash between sportswear and luxury. She created classical suits for modern women with fabrics used in sportswear, such as lycra. The concept is based on Matisse’s cut-outs . Her designs play with the fine dividing line between high and low cultures, aestheticism and imperfection. In 2013 Liselore won the Frans Molenaar Dutch Couture Award, and in 2014 the Prix Chloé at Hyères International Festival of Fashion and Photography.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Liselore Frowijn’s work will be on show in View on Fashion II from 29 October 2015.
Peterson + Stoop is a design label founded by Jelske Peterson and Jarah Stoop in 2013. Re-evaluating dimensions, details and production techniques, Peterson + Stoop design and produce footwear and accessories with an alienating mix of innovation and tradition. As makers and inventors Jelske and Jarah constantly seek a balance between form and function, feel and finish. All their products are handmade in their studio in Amsterdam . The designers have also carried out commissions for brands, artists and individuals, including Jan Taminiau, Nike, Lady Gaga and Iris van Herpen.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Peterson+Stoop made the shoes for Pumporama.
Niek Pulles graduated in 2009 from the Design Academy Eindhoven (Man and Identity department). Blurring boundaries between product design and fashion while investigating how the body and material interact is at the core of his work. His studio HEYNIEK aims to build a bridge between the present and the future, using material, technology and visual communication in an inventive way. Optical illusions and surrealistic atmospheres are a prominent feature in his work. Pulles calls himself a researcher and visual designer.
Temporary Fashion Museum: Niek Pulles is making the installation found in the entrance area of Temporary Fashion Museum.
Iñiy Sanchez is a fashion designer. In 2014 she established VVVVV, a club for whose members she designs and makes four bespoke items of clothing per year. Through this long-term collaboration, Sanchez has found a way of combining research and design with making clothes for specific people. This results in a wardrobe of lovingly made clothes that will grow over the years. Sanchez graduated cum laude from the Willem de Kooning Academie, gained her Master’s in fashion from the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem and studied embroidery at the Ecole Lesage in Paris. She was creative assistant at G-Star for New York Raw and worked as a freelance assistant for Monique van Heist.Temporary Fashion Museum: Iñiy Sanchez is co-curator of The New Haberdashery together with Alexander van Slobbe.
Rudy Guedj is a French graphic designer based in Amsterdam who works on both autonomous and commissioned works. His practice often involves the use of drawing as a way to generate narratives, typographical or abstracted signs. Recent works were commissioned by the Graphic Design biennial in Brno, Kunstvlaai Amsterdam and the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. Temporary Fashion Museum: Rudy Guedj is responsible for the graphic design of the exhibition Fashion Data and the education programme.
We Became Aware
We Became Aware is the name Tomas Lootens and Valentijn Goethals chose for their work as graphic designers. The focus of their artistic cooperation is their shared passion for music and the visual arts. Not restricted to graphic design, We Became Aware also builds exhibitions or entire installations , and regularly works with other designers, artists, photographers or architects.Temporary Fashion Museum: We Became Aware is responsible for the graphic design of the exhibition Dressed by Architects - Suprising Finds from the Collection #5.
Pascale Gatzen is an artist, fashion designer and teacher. In the early 1990s she was one of the first Dutch fashion designers to present a collection in Paris as part of the collective Le Cri Néerlandais, which included Viktor & Rolf and Lucas Ossendrijver. In her practice as a designer and teacher Gatzen focuses on the relational aspects of fashion and on the development of reciprocal models of production and exchange. Gatzen is Associate Professor of Fashion at Parsons The New School for Design in New York, where she has developed and implemented a new fashion curriculum. She is also involved in establishing a cooperative of local textile producers in the Hudson Valley. Temporary Fashion Museum: Pascale Gatzen’s work will be presented in View on Fashion III.
Raphael Coutin / EventArchitectuur
Raphael Coutin is a graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven and the ENSAAMA Paris, and works as an interdisciplinary designer, sculptor and model maker. His work shows a clear disposition for the outskirts of design, with regular incursions into the domain of architecture and interior design. Coutin is a member of the Fictional Collective.Temporary Fashion Museum: EventArchitectuur is responsible for the spatial design of the Temporary Fashion Museum.
Designer Lucas Muñoz founded eStudio enPieza! in Madrid with his friend David Tamame. His work there traveled the world and became part of important private and public design collections. Now, since 2012, he works on his own from the Netherlands where craft develops pieces that take a radical look to the origins of our artificial environment. We might be living in the Anthropocene, an age within which man-made technology, constructions and artifacts suppose almost all our context. To shed some light over this, a questioning and a redefinition of those foundations is to become relevant. Temporary Fashion Museum: Lucas Muñoz works together with EventArchitectuur on the spatial design of the Temporary Fashion Museum.
Gabriel Maher / EventArchitectuur
With a background in interior architecture, Gabriel A. Maher’s practice is focused on relationships between body and structure and an interest in objects and systems. An emerging methodology seeks to create situations where research and design come together in performance. Questioning design practices through queer and feminist frameworks has become a core position and approach. In 2014, upon completion of a Masters degree in Social Design at Design Academy Eindhoven, Maher received the Keep An Eye Foundation Grant and Gijs Bakker Awards. Temporary Fashion Museum: EventArchitectuur is responsible for the scenography of Temporary Fashion Museum.
Paul van Riel
In 1974 Paul van Riel found himself by chance at the fashion show of the Japanese designer Kenzo Takada, who had just had his European breakthrough. He offered the photographs he took of the show to several Dutch fashion magazines resulting in a successful career as a fashion photographer. Until 1990 he photographed more than a thousand fashion shows and related events in Paris, Milan, Hong Kong and Tokyo for clients in the Netherlands and abroad. He also produced images for fashion editorial and advertising. In October 1989 he bade farewell to the fashion world with a final special reportage of the Paris prêt-à-porter shows for the supplement of Vrij Nederland. Temporary Fashion Museum: a selection of photographs from Paul van Riel’s archive can be seen in the exhibition Collected by…
Swiss Textile Collection
The Swiss Textile Collection, established by Rosmarie Amacher, comprises a large collection of haute couture from the 1940s to the 1980s. It gives an excellent impression of the quality of Swiss textile production. Silks by Abraham, Gessner or Weisbrod-Zürrer and lace and embroidery by leading manufacturers such as Bischoff Textil AG and Forster Rohner found their way to the Paris catwalks and the Swiss haute couture studios where outfits were made to patterns by Dior, Givenchy and Yves Saint Laurent. The Swiss Textile Collection maintains the haute couture collection of Eva Maria Hatschek. Temporary Fashion Museum: the Swiss Textile Collection has loaned a selection from Eva Maria Hatschek’s haute couture collection.
Alessandro Gualtieri is an Italian perfumer or ‘nose’ who has lived and worked in Amsterdam since 1997. Fashion houses for whom he has created scents include Diesel, Valentino and Versace. He also works with artists and designers. Gualtieri’s speciality is multi-layered scents. For the fashion label The People of the Labyrinths he has made a scent that begins green and grassy, then becomes sensual and ends like a blanket of vanilla, wood and almonds. In 2005 he teamed up with Birthe Leemeijer to conceive L’Essence de Mastenbroek, which combines all the smells of a polder landscape – hay, grass, water and cows – in a surprisingly wearable perfume. Gualtieri has two new perfume lines: Nasomatto and Orto Parisi.Temporary Fashion Museum: Alessandro Gualtieri has created an olfactory installation for the Parfumerie du Parc, the entrance to the Temporary Fashion Museum.