Delante de la cara

This project aims to investigate through the role of garments in gender construction. That is, the performativity of garments that from the repetition of patterns produce subjectivities. Being a women as a result of these performativities and the possibilities under the uncontrollable repetition.

Delante de la cara lookbook

Delante de la cara lookbook
pictures by Alina Asmus.

Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook

 

The mask as a metaphor of our own body, a landscape that is drawn by different elements, producing effects while associated. A landscape can be a plain, a plateau, a cliff. all those are meanings that we associate with a set of elements.

Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook

Women as a layer of our own body, result of sedimentation of information about its functions, performances and languages.

Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook
Delante de la cara lookbook

Get dressed as a ritual in the construction of the mask of femininity. By code repetition, gender is reified in our bodies. The body is the cloak and the garments are the bonds. But the mask is the only possible space for subversion by the uncontrollable of repetition.

Delante de la cara lookbook

Garments are re-learned in the common experience of the get dressed ritual. Simulacra that build us. Being the garments, samples of the binary dichotomies of gender construction, proposals of multiplicity as cracks in the landscape.

Delante de la cara lookbook

Delante de la cara
06/2015

Photography by Alina Asmus.
Makeup by Laura Fernández.