A performance specially designed for the European Museum Night 2011, Saturday 14th of May 2001, at the Benaki Museum
On Saturday 14th of May 2001, Monsters' Ball is introducing the "Arrrgh! Monsters in Fashion" that will occupy the Benaki Museum from the 15 th May to the 31 th of July 2011.
ARRRGH! Monsters in Fashion explores the growing influence of Contemporary Character Design within the field of Fashion. Experimental creations by emerging and established fashion designers will set the scene for a unique and fictional environment.
The exhibition will include creations by Walter van Beirendonck, Issey Miyake, Cassette Playa, Bronwen Marshall, Charlie Le Mindu, Bas Kosters, Martin Margiela, Christophe Coppens, Andrea Ayala Closa, Bernhard Willhelm, amongst others.
The opening of the exhibition was deliberately scheduled to coincide the celebrations of European Museum Night, includes a performance Atopic Bodies [FIVE]: The Monsters’ Ball.
Through collaborations with designers and artists from various fields Atopic Bοdies, an ATOPOS Contempory Visual Culture, present new, edgy and controversial Characters, in each instance mixing contemporary visual and dress codes of communication.
ATOPOS CVC is collaborating with artists and fashion designers including 55Charlie Le Mindu, Pandemonia, Alexis Themistocleous and Hideki Seo°° and is inviting its latest "monstrosities". Watching The Monsters’ Ball you will become participants in an innovative and cutting edge fashion show, combined with a live performance of monster Characters and the ambient improvisations.
The Monsters' Ball
Saturday May 14 2011
138 Pireos & Andronikou St