iris van herpen, nazir mazhar, and phoebe english feature in zaha hadid’s design exhibition

'The Extraordinary Process' will open in Soho during London Fashion Week this September.

by Charlotte Gush
17 August 2016, 4:55pm

Iris Van Herpen spring/summer 16

Soho gallery Maison Mais Non has announced details of the last exhibition conceived by the late, visionary architect Zaha Hadid. Titled The Extraordinary Process, the exhibition explores how technology that we currently have access to will impact the world in the future.

A broad spectrum of fashion designers are showing work in the exhibition, including fashion and technology pioneer Iris Van Herpen, London based designers Nasir Mazhar, Phoebe English, Krystyna Kozhoma. The show also features legendary milliner Stephen Jones, LVMH Graduate Prize winner Peter Do, and the design duo XO, who created Volantis, the flying dress worn by Lady Gaga.

The exhibition is envisaged through conversations between Hans Ulrich Obrist and curator Lou Stoppard. Fashion journalist Stoppard curated her first exhibition earlier this year, presenting Mad About the Boy, an exploration of fashion's obsession with the teenage boy at the Fashion Space Gallery at London College of Fashion.

The Extraordinary Process will open at Maison Mais Non, a gallery that aims to "offer young artists and designers a place for experimentation," in London's Soho on September 15, to coincide with London Fashion Week.


Text Charlotte Gush
Photography Jason Lloyd Evans 

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