Ina Jardiolin talks about gender and societal norm in Stretch(ed) Mark(ed) exhibit

Just recently, young visual artist Ina Jardiolin opened her second solo show at Kaida Contemporary.

Titled “Stretch(ed) Mark(ed),” the UP graduate probed into the scars of identity and gender roles the society imposed on individuals and how these obstructive assignments mark each individual permanently.

Ina made use of discarded treated leather scraps as her canvas. Challenging to use and delicate to handle, these intricately cobbled scraps signify how gender roles sometimes leave individuals grasping for their genuine identity.

The young artist also utilizes hulma or wooden shoe last to pay homage to her family’s background as Marikina shoemakers.

Prepare to be enlightened by Ina Jardiolin’s masterpieces. Check out some of her pieces from the “Stretch(ed) Mark(ed)” exhibit.

Gucci reveals a massive 2500 square foot outdoor mural

Luxury house Gucci is no stranger to art. While the name is more synonymous to luxury fashion empire, Gucci has been active in the realm of arts in recent memories. The Italian brand has shown its enthusiasm for the arts when it launched the Instagram project “#GucciGram” back in 2015. Following that year is an art installation in Gucci’s Ginza called the “4 Rooms”.

In the spirit of continuing this modern tradition, Gucci chose a colossal 2,500 square feet wall as its new canvas. Partnering with Colossal Media, the luxury brand is set to paint a large-scale mural. The project kicks off with an artwork from San Francisco-based illustrator Jayde Fish. The wall will be home to a variety of collaborations all throughout the year.

In addition, a unique Snapchat geofilter, created by Fish, is available in the vicinity of the artwork.

50 Rules to Live By: Diesel x Terry Richardson

What are the rules you live by? How would you live life if it’s just up to you?

The rebellious streak of DIESEL genes is alive and visible in its latest “For Successful Living” campaign. Shot by the equally provocative Terry Richardson, the 50 ad campaign shots also come with 50 motivational phrases relating to the DIESEL philosophy.

Each #forsuccessfulliving visual though bold and borderline erotic is a tip about living well, staying true to yourself, and not afraid to make a difference. Find the message that resonates to you the most above.


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