The theory of deconstruction began in the 1970’s with the work of philosopher Jacques Derrida, the belief of a piece of art would not bare with only no one single meaning. While deconstructivism questions the view of the workings in social codes, technologies, and metaphors of representation.
- Using broken or shredded forms
- many layers structures, geometries that are twisted
- Dismissing the idea of decoration
- Multi-layered fonts
- Images imposing different interpretations.
- Futuristic overtones
- Deconstruct and re-congregate
- unpredictability and controlled chaos
Fashion: Maison Margiela Couture Spring/Summer 2016 collection
In the 1990’s, Martin Margiela, one the first fashion designers transform their design into anti-design alongside with his deconstructive garments. He redefines the standard of displaying a garment/clothing and uses it as his design feature and main signature of his process of garment making, normally seams and construction usually are hidden on the inside.
- Taking apart linings from vintage dresses
- all the darts and seams visible
- Re-think and reshape the appearance of the garment
- with seams and construction usually hidden on the inside, he was now disclosing the process of garment making and using it as a design feature.
This collection is the making of an unfinished garment and or re-assembling clothing together, the fashion movement begun in the 90’s though Vivien Westwood showcased her creation of punk and displayed an earlier version of deconstruction in fashion.
[Vivienne Westwood Ready-To-Wear 2011SS]
‘Deconstructivism’ FC073 week 5 lecture, VLE Kaplan International, Olive Peake viewed: 08/2/17op culture