‘BAD DAY CAMP’
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I drew from several inspirations ranging from epic raves to boy scouts who go camping. And I don’t mean normal campsites or glossed-out parties; the camp-outs are taking place in stormy weather and at the raves there’s drugs, rage-filled and over-emotional teenagers, that kind of stuff. I really want to create a moody atmosphere. Erin Armstrong, a Canadian painter whose work I really like, also inspired me. I don’t know why it fascinates me. She covers up her subjects’ faces and uses houseplants in her work. It’s a bit dark and chaotic. I wanted to combine all these factors with a bit of madness mixed in. Plants make people happy, in a way, like flowers brighten things up, but I didn’t work with a white or clean version of happiness. The flowers have darker, more mysterious colour combinations.
SPECIAL THANKS TO My family, Fumiko, Masataka, Shunsuke, all the teachers at Fashion Department, TORAY, REGAL CORPORATION , CHUO BOHSHI, Mr. Masato Kimura NAKATAKA KEORI. I deeply appreciate all the support.