Concept and materiality* merge.
Developing solitaires and small series.
Innr Lyrs - shirts, dresses etc.
Outr Lyrs - pants, coats, capes etc.
Add - chains, scarfs, belts etc.
Thm and Essay - work out single ideas
NMD LYRS (nomad layers) is the sub label of SIEBEN SCHWESTERN.
The beauty and implicitness of archaic garment especially from Asia have been the catalyst.
NMD LYRS is about inner layers, outer layers, additional layers. This is the basic structure.
No fashion, no season, only basic series and solitaires. Material is the fundament and then trying to omit.
Conceptional, and a more intense elaboration find their place in THM (themes) and ESSAY.
Interpretation of antique kimono categories.
KK - Kimonodress
KJ - Kimono Jacket
KMK - Kimono Coatdress
KJM - Kimono Coat
It is most likely that kimono underwent alterations for as long as they existed. The approach of SIEBEN SCHWESTERN is similar to the concept of "Found footage" by Video Art which created new works based on the already existing video material by altering them through interventions such as Loops and alike. The kimono is reworked in a similar manner.
Furniture & metal objects
Daybed, table, tee boat, chairs, sideboards,
* wool. hemp, silk. metal, spinels, nettle, cotton, wood, porcelain, satin, batiste, twill, blue, stone, dark, emerald, raw, linen, dyed, crepe, iron, oolong, copper, chiffon, brass, rust, light, wholes, black, water, broken, tsumugi, cuts, granite, juban, rotten, steam, marmor, smoke, earth, georgette, tomesode, sent, glas, light, woven, silver, clay, pearl, chains, oak, fire, coal, tea, komon, embroidery, paper, strings, jersey, gold, roses, steel, merino, white …