Originally written On June 6, 2016
The Behind the clothes exhibition curated by sustainable fashion designer Bruno Pieters is all about working with a sustainable ethos.
It is a display of selected pieces of sustainably redesigned garments (“the Clothes”) from Bruno Pieter’s past collection and activism t-shirts on the front side and portraits honoring the fashion production team (“Behind the Clothes”) involved in the making of Honest by collection. The idea of show is stirring, a gentle fuelling of possible actions and collaborations and propels a dialogue about activism, and highlights the idea of starting working ecologically locally, with yourself, your work, and your community. In and around Belgium, there are notable textile production houses working with ecological practices that are featured:
Located in a gaunt harbor warehouse in Antwerp near the MAS museum, the Behind the Clothes exhibition is stark and bold and stylish and ecological and helpful.