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October, 2016

This documentation records a series of disassembled narratives embedded in denim garments and objects through experimentation and the abstraction of self-contained knowledge. The foundations of this project reveal the key elements that shape contemporary definitions of denim archetypes by exploring the various phases and expressions of denim, including its material techniques & processes, and commercial applications.

1. The Flat, the shape & The form
2. Indigo Co-relation
3. The laundry effect
4. Heavy duty

Indigo Co-relation

Indigo main characteristic is its unique kind of blue; its intensity varies in a wide range of shades, from deep and dark to bright blues. Still, it will keep its colour even after being washed down. This series explores the complexities and intricate relationship between denim and indigo dye.

1 Indigo dyed velvet jeans, contrasting stitching. Raw selvedge denim and velvet top.  Indigo dyed muslin oversize t-shirt

Images by Carmen Zammit, Talent Bridie Goold