November 25 - December 16, 2018
KAYOKOYUKI will hold the second show by PUGMENT, the fasion label, 2019 Spring/Summer collection, “SPRING 2019”, starting November 25th.
PUGMENT has created and exhibited clothing collections by extracting the relationship between clothes and humanity/city/society through various methods such as video, photography, and performance. Some examples are “MAGNETIC DRESS” on which details of a cloth found on the street is photographed and printed, and “IMAGE” which is made of ashes from the incineration of used military wear.
A fashion label founded by Masahiro Otani and Karin Imafuku in 2014. Through observation of the transformation process in value and meaning of clothing in human activity, they incorporate this spirit into the production process of their clothes. Focusing on the relationship between human and images concerning fashion, they create and exhibit clothing in order to find different viewpoints on existing values, environments, and information.
Recently, PUGMENT presented their work in “Fall 2018, 1XXX‒2018‒2XXX" at KAYOKOYUKI, Utrecht and n id a deux, Tokyo, 2018, "New Rube Goldberg Machine" at KAYOKOYUKI and Komagome SOKO, Tokyo, 2016, "THE EXPOSED#9 passing pictures" at G/P gallery SHINONOME, Tokyo, 2015.
They held a fashion show in June 2017 at a jointly managed artist-run space to exhibit their 2018 spring/summer collection. In October of that year, they conducted a performance in collaboration with photographer Kenta Cobayashi at “Unseen Amsterdam” in the Netherlands.
Lives and works in Tokyo.