Tag Archives: Simone Ling
The above is my commentary on the timelessness of good design. The images were scanned from The New Yorker reporting on Galliano 3 months into his reign at Dior. The words are quoted from cyberpunk author, William Gibson. Photography Credits: Francois-Marie Banier for The New Yorker, March 1997
Time moves in one direction, memory another. We are that strange species that constructs artefacts intended to counter the natural flow of forgetting. -William Gibson Concrete images taken by Simone Ling.
THE OTHER A film by Simone Ling & Philip Einwick. Shot on location in an art deco building in Melbourne, The Other is a story of duality, of darkness and light. All clothing featured was designed and styled by Lui Hon.
METAL COUTURE The Jewellery of William Llewellyn Griffiths …In the narrow end of the night, the vast landscape of dreams gleam with amethyst towers and cathedrals made of gold. Light and the darkness weave a secret language of nostalgia, like the claw of a Caligarian shadow. Beauty is found in concealment and revelation, […]
SILENT CONTRADICTIONS UNDERCOVER SS14 The world used to be silent Now it has too many voices And the noises are constant distraction They multiply, intensify They will divert your attention from what’s convenient And forget to tell you about yourself We live in an age of many stimulations If you are focused, you are […]
MEMORY OF SPACE_TOKYO WOVEN LANDSCAPES PHOTOGRAPHY SERIES BY SIMONE LING
Like a dream carved in stone As eternal & silent as matter Like a dream carved in stone As eternal & silent as matter On a throne in the sky A mysterious sphinx Polished eyes made of minerals bright Where all is gold, & steel, & light The skies like a mosque are beautiful & […]
& THE WORLD IS ON FIRE The Dead Flag Blues The car is on fire, and there’s no driver at the wheel And the sewers are all muddied with a thousand lonely suicides And a dark wind blows The government is corrupt And we’re on so many drugs With the radio on and […]