Bond St Windows

The 243 windows of four grand buildings on New Bond Street were our canvas. Vacated during Crossrail work, we were commissioned to make a feature of their facades during the construction.

We invited four emerging artists to create an arresting installation which would stand out against the surrounding streetscape.

Close up: Scanning Isamaya’s face at high definition

Building 1: Isamaya Ffrench is a make-up and interdisciplinary artist, and the beauty editor of i-D magazine. We scanned her face to create a series of striking images

Isamaya’s scans were then placed at huge scale, using the windows as a view into future beauty trends.

Building 2: We selected stills from Robi Rodriguez’s film ‘Working Girls’, commissioned by Dazed & Confused. Showcasing the latest fashion collections, while parodying outdated ideas of women in the workplace.

Building 3: Jin Eu Kim is a ceramic artist whose work investigates visual abstraction in three dimensional forms. We translated his illusionary patterns from his ceramics into a 2D print for the windows of the largest building

Jin’s concentric tonal patterns reworked for the large scale installation

Building 4: We paired Teresa Georgallis’ sonic textiles with the space animation of Universal Assembly Unit, who effectively acted as a digital loom for Teresa

The result was a 30 metre tall ‘screenshot’ from the interactive textile

A unique graphic identity was created to sit alongside the artwork, becoming the catalogue for our six storey exhibition.

Site with Studio Remote

See the website – bondstreetwindows.com

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