CONFESSIONS by FABRICA
Series of interviews by Fabrica.
These ones were shot during High on Subversion event (Fabrica, 23-24-25 March 2018).
Edit by Ivanna Kateryna Yakovyna.
Yi Fei Chen is a Taiwanese conceptual designer living in the Netherlands. Cultural hacker, alternative explorer and strategy creativer, she expresses herself through projects characterized by a mechanic and ironic language, but profound and sensitive at the same time.
Yi Fei Chen took part in the High on Subversion event (Fabrica, 23-24-25 March 2018).
Ruben Pater is a designer and researcher based in Amsterdam. With “Untold Stories” he works on independent and collaborative projects halfway between journalism and graphic design.
Ruben Pater took part in the High on Subversion event (Fabrica, 23-24-25 March 2018).
Elisa Van Joolen is a fashion system expert whose approach to clothing design is characterized by strategies of intervention and reconfiguration. Her projects often reflect specific social contexts and emphasize relational aspects of clothing and subvert processes of value production.
Elisa van Joolen took part in the High on Subversion event (Fabrica, 23-24-25 March 2018).
Thirza Schaap, artist, is the author of “Plastic Ocean”, an artistic project that, by creating awareness of marine pollution, seeks to reduce the amount of plastic getting into the oceans.
In making artistic sculptures out of the objects she finds, she tries to evoke an emotional response from her audience by creating a contradiction. A clash between initial aesthetic attraction and a second look: repulsion and the realisation of the tragedy trash causes.
Manuel Beltrán is an artist, activist, and researcher. His artworks and projects have been widely presented in Europe and abroad. He researches and lectures on contemporary art, activism, contemporary social movements, post-digital culture and new media. He was involved in the Indignados movement in Spain, the Gezi Park protests in Turkey and several forms of independent activism and cyber-activism. In 2016 he founded the Institute of Human Obsolescence, that explores the future of labour and the socio-political implications regarding our relationship with technology.