DESTE News

ΦIRMA GYPSY GLOBALES – WORKSHOP

Friday, September 26, 2014 at 18:00 Benaki Museum, Pireos St., Athens Through her work Φirma Gypsy Globales, Greek artist Maria Papadimitriou creates a story around the fashion of Gypsies using objects and clothes from Roma camps. More specifically, the work revolves around the life and customs of the Gypsies and develops a hybrid narrative that […]

“everybody’s contemporary”: An Online Collective Project

“everybody’s contemporary” is an online collective project (www.destefashioncollection1to8.gr/) that runs parallel to the DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION: 1 to 8 exhibition. Encountering the destefashioncollection items and questioning “the tensions, affinities, and distance” between art and fashion that the exhibition curatorial has noted, this DIY sartorial project is an open-format, unscripted, collectively authored experimentation. Each participating member – everyday people with […]

THE LEGACY OF ITALIAN RADICAL DESIGN: A CONVERSATION

May 7, 2014 between 17:30 and 20:00 The Standard, High Line (848 Washington Street, New York, NY) To celebrate the publication of 1968: Italian Radical Design, ARTBOOK|DAP and PIN-UP Magazine present Dakis Joannou, President of the DESTE Foundation, in conversation with Dennis Freedman, Creative Director of Barneys New York, on the legacy of Italian Radical […]

THE destefashioncollection AT THE BENAKI MUSEUM, PIREOS STREET ANNEXE

We are happy to announce that the destefashioncollection is being presented for the first time in its entirety in the exhibition “DESTEFASHIONCOLLECTION: 1 to 8”. The show is hosted at the Benaki Museum, Pireos Street Annexe and is designed and curated by Nadja Argyropoulou, Adam M. Bandler and Mark Wasiuta. The show will be on view between June […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS, HYDRA, NEWS 22.4.2014

PAWEL ALTHAMER AT DESTE’S PROJECT SPACE ON HYDRA ISLAND

This year, DESTE’s Project Space on the island of Hydra features the exhibition “The Secret of the Phaistos Disc” by Polish artist Pawel Althamer. The exhibition will be on view between June 23 and September 29, 2014. For more information on the show, please click here.