by Daniel Ramos Obregón
“This project has taken as a starting point the concept of “Outrospection” initially introduced by philosopher Roman Kznaric, where he proposes that in order to know oneself one must live towards the outside, it is be experiencing life that one discovers and shapes oneself. I have appropriated his concept while relating it to out-of-body experiences more commonly known as astral projections, by seeking to represent -in a metaphorical way- the mind being projected inwards out of the body as a way of self-expresion and representation.
The collection has been hand crafted out of porcelain body casts, gold plated brass metal frames that encompass the body, hand turned Colombian kingwood handles and vegetable-tanned leather harnesses.“
“Outrospection; The Body and Mind is my graduate collection which has been selected as one of the finalist projects to compete this year under the accessories category at International Talent Support. It will also be exhibited at FASHIONCLASH Festival from the 12th to the 15th of June 2014 in Maastricht, Netherlands.“
Model & Dancer: Lukasz Przytarski
Photography: Jorge Perez Ortiz