Berndnaut Smilde: ICONOCLOUDS x Harper’s Bazaar
Mise-en-scène of the ephemeral Berndnuat Smilde returns to the digital pages of Installation Magazine, discussing his feature in the September 2013 issue of Harper’s Bazaar U.S. The new body of work ICONOCLOUDS juxtaposes the Dutch artist’s signature manufactured cloudscapes with fashion luminaries Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, Donatella Versace and Alber Elbaz.
Berndnaut Smilde’s Manufactured Phenomenon
For a fleeting moment, Dutch artist Berndnaut Smilde controls clouds, an intangible natural phenomenon, by pressing a single button on a remote control. Triggering a smoke machine into an environment where variables like temperature, humidity and light are carefully monitored, Smilde creates a picturesque, billowing cloud that assumes a natural density and airiness in a […]