Q&A WITH THE ARTIST – ARTHENA MAXX LUKMANN – ONLINE ARTICLE AESTHETICA
What happens when art and fashion collide, Designers have been pushing the boundaries of genre and technique for decades, from 1920s Dadaist costumes to Alexander McQueen’s iconic spray painted dress. emblazoned with colour by robots in 1999. Austrian creative Arthena Maxx Lukmann shows another approach, presenting spectacular hand-painted pieces against collaged backdrops. Working towards the maxim “more is always more. The artist combines photography with storytelling and craft to rewrite the narrative of unwanted fast fashion garments. Maxx Lukmann, in collaboration with Pashmin Art Consortia, speaks to Aesthetica about her diverse and vibrant practice.