Alternative perspectives and humanist propositions define the intriguing world-building of the Milanese collective in their investigations of functionality, identity, and the mundane.
Celebrating Erdem at Sessions Arts Club, London
Photography by Dave Benett
A Magazine Curated By celebrated the launch of our 24th issue curated by Erdem Moralioglu MBE over a candlelit dinner on Thursday, November 26th at Sessions Arts Club, London. The British-Turkish fashion designer and creative director of his eponymous label ERDEM invited family, friends and contributors to the intimate affair, hosted in collaboration with MATCHESFASHION.
Within the storied walls of the 18th century courthouse, guests enjoyed a menu crafted by chef Florence Knight and a musical assortment of 80s classics played by pianist Xavior Roide. The evening began with speeches by editor-in-chief Dan Thawley and Erdem himself, poignantly thanking the collaborators featured within the issue.
Guests included Keira Knightley, James Righton, Alexa Chung, Neil Tennant, Jenna Coleman, Sheila Atim, Maria Balshaw, Nicholas Cullinan, Nadine Ijewere, Omari Douglas, Christopher Kane, Simone Rocha, Nick Beighton, Ola-Oluwa Ebiti, Emma Elwick-Bates, Charlie Porter, Frances von Hofmannsthal, Sarah Mower, Anj Smith, Tim Blanks, Charlene Prempeh, Maureen Paley, Jerry Stafford, Raven Smith, Thomas Persson, Tish Weinstock, Tom Guinness, William Waterworth, Kaye Donachie, Olgaç Bozalp and Trinity Ellis.
Marlene Dietrich, in words and at the Palazzo Grassi
Portraits of the 20th century icon are featured within the pages of A Magazine Curated By Erdem, and form part of the Pinault Collection currently on display in CHRONORAMA. Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century.
Hylton Nel: This Plate Is What I Have To Say
On the occasion of the exhibition This plate is what I have to say at Charleston House, British artist Isaac Benigson details his longtime friendship and childhood memories with the South African ceramicist and A#19 Curated By Kim Jones contributor Hylton Nel.