Portfolio Tag: Fukuko Ando

MY BEGINNING

I arrived in Paris in 1991.Two revelations in my life led to my beginning to create my unique pieces in my own way: the dresses created by Madeleine Vionnet and the Winged Victory of Samothrace.

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1994

In 1994, I had my first exhibition in Paris. I would like to record the statement I made at that time.

Fashion is experiencing a period of transformation, and at this time of change I wish to seek out what new reason there may be for the existence of the Dress.

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CONCEPT 12 ROBES

“I decided to create 12 dresses in 2012.
The Universe holds our original memory…
Creating the 12 dresses was a communication
with the memory of the Universe…
I made the dresses without drawing on anythin
external such as shape, colour or structure.
Each moment, the dress makes itself, as if the Universe is creating itself.”

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THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING

A scientific Theory Of Everything (TOE) would unify what are considered to be all 4 fundamental interactions in nature: the strong interaction or force, electromagnetism, the weak interaction or force, and gravity. It may be said that these

4 fundamental forces govern all interactions in the Universe.

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The miracle of life

“I have created dresses,

but what I wish to show you is the miracle of life.

A miracle is the realization and the materialization of that which seems impossible.

A tear turning into a diamond is not a miracle.

The existence of Life from moment to moment, celebrated in each instant.

This is miracle.”

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FABRIC

Muslin white cotton, hand made embroidery with gold thread. Sateen black silk, hand made embroidery with silver thread. Sateen black silk, hand made embroidery with yellow gold thread. Sateen black / white silk, hand made embroidery with gold yellow gold metallic black. Sateen black / white silk, hand made embroidery with silver gold yellow gold thread. Sateen black/ white/ red silk, hand made embroidery with gold yellow gold thread. Organdy green silk, muslin green silk, hand made embroidery with silver gold yellow gold thread. Sateen red on powdered gold silk, muslin red on powdered gold, hand made embroidery with yellow gold thread. Organdy blue sky blue silk, hand made embroidery with silver thread. Sateen gold silk, black viscose, hand made embroidery with silver gold yellow gold multicolor thread. Sateen gold silk, black viscose, hand made embroidery with silver gold yellow gold multicolored thread. Steen gold / silver silk, organdy white silk, hand made embroidery with silver gold yellow gold gold iridescent bronze orange bronze black silver metallic black white thread.

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