21 posts tagged "Andre Saraiva"
Laundry day just got a whole lot more interesting, thanks to Annabelle Dexter-Jones’ directorial debut.
In this short film, Dexter-Jones and on-and-off beau André Saraiva (a.k.a. graffiti star Mr. André) strip down to their skivvies in a New York Laundromat before hitting the streets of Manhattan—and one plush-looking mattress. While the video shares some whimsical DNA with New Wave films of the sixties (it was backed by Gallic go-to The Kooples), it’s 100 percent NYC in spirit. “I wanted to capture the spontaneity of New York City, but I also wanted to create something fun and cheeky,” Dexter-Jones told Style.com. “It was the first time I directed anything, and it was a challenge to act, because the whole time I just wanted to be behind the camera. But I learned a lot, and I’m definitely going to continue to make more [videos].”
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Since launching Maison Kitsuné while on tour with Daft Punk in 2002, onetime band manager Gildas Loaec and architect Masaya Kuroki have never strayed far from their dream of bridging the gap between the Parisian fashion and music worlds. And their newest project falls right in line with that mission. Dubbed Dream Concerts Art Show, the pair’s latest effort is a collaborative exhibition with longtime friend André Saraiva, which will open at their concept store in Tokyo on September 4.
“I’m very close with André—we spend a lot of time together—and when we discovered that he was willing to explore an exhibition, we came up with the concept of concert lineups for an incredible evening,” explained Loaec, who first met the famed graffiti artist-cum-garçon-about-town more than fifteen years ago when he moved to Paris. The exhibit features a host of Saraiva-scribed posters showcasing the globetrotter’s fantasy concerts: “An amazing hip-hop concert, the best French electro lineup—dream shows,” commented Saraiva by phone from Los Angeles. Continue Reading “Impossible Concerts, Courtesy of Maison Kitsuné and Mr. André” »