In mid-August 2001 we produced this image, with photographer Emmanuel Gimeno, it was a cover for 'Twill, a magazine we were supposed to launch a month later, part of an editorial celebrating NYC diversity of styles. It became 'Twill first issue cover renamed "Chaos and Confusion"published in Oct 2001.
Last week we launched K+P : Le Manifeste Couleur : our 20 years collaboration retrospective with karine chane yin. We curated, and enlarged this print to the max (4x3 meters) as we really love it, and we still are thinking this was the best way to illustrate our fights for diversity and color in the fashion business. Sadly, once again, it seems that the odd destiny of this picture is to reveal something else than what it is meant to be in the first place.
Patrice Fuma Courtis
Fotografia Inspiração - "Conheça Emmanuel Gimeno" - Article about Emmanuel Gimeno and some of his work. Mesclada Magazine.
Being reasonable scares me much more than my excesses side effects.
1. the time by which something must be finished or submitted; the latest time for finishing something:
-" A five o'clock deadline".
a line or limit that must not be passed.
3. (formerly) a boundary around a military prison beyond which a prisoner could not venture without risk of being shot by the guards.