25.6.12

Selfridges Windows: Orchard Street - Britain Creates

The Orchard Street Selfridges Windows have once again been taken over by a very special series of installations, designed by by some extra special collaborative partnerships. Fresh from his retrospective at the Hayward Gallery, artist Jeremy Deller has teamed up with fashion designer Giles Deacon to produce one of the most visually striking window installations I've worked on - ten running mannequins sporting full body leotards swathed in the print dreamt up by the duo seemingly caught in a freeze frame mid race. The installation is stark, simple and uses materials rarely seen in a window install of this scale.
Other artists/fashion designer partnerships exhibiting in these windows as part of this scheme include Hussein Chalayan and Gavin Turk with their rotating discs sculptures:
And Paul Smith and Charming Baker, with their 300 mousetraps:
Check 'em out now!

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