February 22, 2015


"Giving Light"

Society, culture and our cities constantly reinvent themselves and evolve. The spanish “City of Design”, Bilbao, is a true example of how innovation may transform urban physiognomy -from an industrial space to a more human, hospitable one.

“Giving Light” shows the transformation of Bilbao by using light as a central element. It aims to give light to the artistic powers hidden inside of each designer.

The designer in the exhibition pass through a filter of light, in a seemingly hidden, dark place. The place become warm and illuminated upon examination of the details in the pieces of the show.

The young designers showcased link the artistic movements that inspire their work with future innovation, opening up their art by expressing it in their finished garments and communicating with their audience by interacting with the visitors in this game of lights and shadows.

Designers: Antxia, Daniel Santos, David Catalán, Howl by María Glück, Leandro Cano.
Curated by Zorrozua y Asociados.
Organized by Bilbao International Art&Fashion BIAAF.
Supported by Office for Cultural and Scientific Affairs of the Embassy of Spain, Beaz Bizkaia, Bilbao Ekintza and UK Trade & Investment.

Photos: Think’ n Shoot and Bonaveri for Vogue Italy