THE FASHION FILM - the filmmaker's new music video →
With one month left on residency at Digital Arts Studios in Belfast, I have decided to make a film with the remainder of time I have here about freedom and my mother who has Alzheimer’s. It is a fashion documentary, a lament if you like, about identity, clothes, freedom, memory and transferral. Alzheimer’s is the platform into the journey through the photographs and memories of the clothes...
Storyline for next fashion film
A young man lies on the top of his bed, half dressed, wistfully thinking. Beside him sit boxes of love letters. From his bedroom he can hear new post arrive on the doorstep. He runs down the stairs to retrieve a letter and smiles as he picks it up. He runs back up stairs and opens the letter and it is a dear john letter. The affair is over. He throws it to one side and starts to open all the love...
FLY IN THE OINTMENT
Now a fly has entered my room. Is that a sign that life is getting better or worse? Flies, self help books, fashion films, beautiful men, concrete……mmmmmmmmmmm back to work….you don’t need an image of a fly do you?
Mmmmmmm Self help books….fashion films….there is something in this….a new life? Discuss. Or not.
Cutting off leg for art or fashion
Do you think that asking a model to cut off their own leg in a fashion film is too much? Discuss. Paul McCarthy did it, why can’t a model?
PLEASE FOLLOW ME (not Sophie Calle)
No not Suite Venetienne, but The Fugitive Intern on Twitter. Here is a taste of Sophie Calle’s Suite Venetienne none the less. Is a stalker fashion film too marked? See @fugitiveintern
…is the new brown.
Hand eye ear, ye hear
I am spent and hungry for desire, clothes wise, and willing to risk life and limb, for…what? Fashion? No? Style? Closer. I will fight to feed off the visual antics that at are the disposal of every man, woman and child alive – after all everyone, and I mean everyone covers their bodies in some shape and form. So it is time to venture into the streets. First of all I will send my hand my eye and...
Man or woman or thing - ifesto
After much thought and loss of thought and lost thought my tin opener broke. So I decided to write a fashion film manifesto in blood but only got as far as, “This is a man….” Then I threw up in pain. So I wrote the rest on my laptop. “…ifesto for those with only fashion and films and everything else on their mind. Life is too long after all. And life is long past the stage of collective...
I’ve been loving you a long time Down all the years, down all the by days...– A Rainy Night in Soho (1991) by Shane McGowan…“What kind of fucking font is that” BOSS said. I was getting all excited with Wing Dings but my boss said it was all wing wrong. What the fuck does she know anyway? Went home and listened to Lenny Henry mouthing off about the Pogues and that was...