Die Falten der Revolution, 2017

Zerofold, Cologne

In 1923 the Russian artist Vladimir Tatlin (1885 – 1953 designed a coat not only as a garment of workwear, but also as an item of daily and leisure clothing. Tatlin considered it programmatic task to assign a new social and cultural function to clothing and clothes for serial production, the forerunner of the democratic prêt-à-porter. On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Alexandra Hopf has developed this series of garments as an edition of wearable coats, in this instance made of linen, with a high-quality lining, and fitted with cow horn buttons, in sizes from XS to L.


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