• UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry

Last weekend on Friday May 29th 2015 at The Goods Dept in Pacific Place Jakarta, local accessory label known as UGLY is organizing collaboration with the ART DEPT ID, who have the same vision to establish a collaboration project between art and fashion. This project invites friends of individual artists or groups that are already well known, namely Cut and Rescue, DGTMB, Diela Maharanie, G.H.O.S.T, Henry Foundation, Monica Hapsari, Natasha Tontey, Nuri Fatima, OomLeo, Patricia Untario, Sanchia Hamidjaja, Sekar Puti aka Derau, Tromarama, Uji Handoko aka Hahan and Wiyoga Muhardanto in the exhibition entitled “Palmistry”. This collaborative project is undertaken by UGLY as a small celebration to commemorate their second year anniversary. Until now, the brand has issued three series of collections that always has different exceptional theme. This project combines fashion design, art, as well music as a future creative response without limits, cross boundary to create something new. This “Palmistry” exhibition is all about fun, and the art work can be owned at affordable price.

“Palmistry” itself is a science to read the future through the streaks on the palm of the hand. The essence of the theme is a mystery of the future. Mystery is something that cannot be explained, secretive, something that makes us covered in curiosity. Our ignorance about what will happen in the future gives us the passion for a better future. At this exhibition they would like to invite the artists to read, see, imagine and predict the future, with a variety of creative process through UGLY’s Palmer bag. Palmer Bag is one of the first designs of bags in the collection that fostered UGLY as one of the principal design and has made the brand widely spread through underground effort. Palmer bag design is inspired by the anatomy of the human body, from the shape of the hands of the woman who later became a distinctive feature, and the character references that are always present in their designs collection. Palmer character becomes the identity for them as well as the biggest inspiration in design their bags of “Palmistry” collection.

All the artists that they invite to collaborate are those with different artistic approach, so that they expect to create diversity during the exhibition. Each of the artists will be given a bag of white Palmer for exploration as the medium or the element that can help convey the idea of the exhibition them. Not only works, but also sketches and drawings of the concept ideas will also be exhibited as a work process. For your quick information, UGLY is a fashion label that was founded in 2013, initiated by three friends, namely Dila Martina, Marishka Soekarna and Nasta Sutardjo that have a love of art and design. Concept to its design are limited because UGLY believes that it will keep the notion of rarity of a product. UGLY will always bring forth ideas that are quaint and brave enough to throw into the fashion market are growing. For them the word ugly provokes a form of beauty that exists and desired. Ugly word can stand and present as meaning ugly and or bad, but the word itself are aligned and inversely with the meaning of a good thing, peculiar beauty, quirkiness, which later became a symbol of the ideal. While the UGLY label producing what women needs, ranging from handbags, clothing, scarves, to necklaces. The products can be bought through their Instagram, several local online-shop and also concept store like The Goods Dept, Escalier Store Bali, and Cave and Cove Bali. Photos are provided by Brotzyeah.

  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
  • UGLY and Art Dept presents Palmistry
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