Maison Martin Margiela with Makoto Azuma
Maison Martin Margiela with Makoto Azuma Installation at Maison Martin Margiela, Tokyo 4.14-5.13.
Assorted loose papers collected inside heavy grey boards pasted with a Maison Martin Margiela announcement on white paper.
Contents include b&w printed invitation card, location map for the Azuma Makoto Private Gallery, colour illustrated brochure with product details and concept for the fragrance '(untitled) Maison Martin Margiela', collection of b&w papers (faxed?) with Japanese text including various diagrams possibly of product point of sale/ installation specifications, information sheet detailing properties of Pinus Parviflora (Japanese white pine), four pages of photocopied sketches/ diagrams by the artist Makoto Azuma, announcement for 'Private Paper' Makoto Azuma project at Azuma Makoto Private Gallery, a double-sided poster with imagery and descriptions documenting 'Private Paper' project by Makoto Azuma, a sample of dried grass (white pine?) in plastic envelope.
Tokyo: Maison Martin Margiela, 2013.
Invitation to an intriguing art installation event in Tokyo organised by the fashion brand Maison Martin Margiela together with flower artist Makoto Azuma.
Makoto Azuma is known for collaborations with Issey Miyake, Dries Van Noten and Maison Martin Margiela. Azuma's works include haute-couture bouquets as well as ambitious floral sculptures and installations such as a series showing the life cycle of a flower enclosed in a block of ice.