Ten Causes to Purchase AnOther Journal Autumn/Winter 2022
Lead PicturePictures by Craig McDean, Styling by Katie Shillingford
“Our obsessions are the actors, musicians, artists and vogue designers who combat in opposition to the pedestrian and who take dangers despite the fact that which will appeal to outrage,” writes editor-in-chief Susannah Frankel of the figures who fill the pages of AnOther Journal’s Autumn/Winter 2022 problem. Listed here are just some highlights from a problem celebrating passionate, obsessive spirits who dare to swim in opposition to the tide – the obsessed, the possessed.
1. Ana de Armas is electrifying in her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe within the visceral display adaptation of Joyce Carol Oates’ novel Blonde. “It’s unapologetic and courageous and feminist,” the fearless Cuban-born actor tells Hannah Lack in New York, divulging her private obsession with Monroe and a knotty relationship with fame – each Marilyn’s, and her personal. For AnOther’s cowl, de Armas transforms right into a pinup in her personal proper, photographed by Craig McDean and styled by Katie Shillingford.
2. “I stand for individuality,” says Compton-born musical prodigy Steve Lacy in a freewheeling dialog with Ted Stansfield about legacy, love, artwork within the algorithm and his newest album, Gemini Rights. A kaleidoscopic portfolio captures Lacy’s many-sided persona, photographed by Joshua Woods and styled by Ellie Grace Cumming.
3. To mark her tenth album Fossora, shape-shifting avant-pop icon Björk speaks to acclaimed creator and poet Ocean Vuong in a candid and transferring dialog about life, demise and mothering. Björk is photographed in all her majestic glory by Nick Knight and dressed by Alessandro Michele of Gucci. “One very lovely factor that occurs once you get to my age is … your thoughts begins throwing away all of the shit that doesn’t matter,” she says.
4. “I want freedom to be myself,” says vogue’s final disruptor Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garçons in a uncommon interview with Susannah Frankel, whereas her newest assortment, impressed by the black rose – to Kawakubo, a logo of freedom – is photographed by Harley Weir and styled by Robbie Spencer.
5. The uncompromising John Galliano returned to the stage for his Autumn/Winter 2022 Maison Margiela Artisanal assortment: actually, through a theatrical manufacturing written by the designer himself and realised in collaboration with theatre firm Imitating the Canine. The outcome? The present of season, a darkish romance that includes a spectacular solid of muses matched by the facility and beauty of the clothes on present. The rehearsals are captured by Willy Vanderperre and styled by Olivier Rizzo alongside a revealing interview wherein Galliano shares the layers of which means behind his theatrical extravaganza. “It comes from the center,” he says.
6. Immerse your self in Valentino Pink PP – a specific hue of pink invented by designer Pierpaolo Piccioli, shot by Nadine Ijewere and styled by Katie Shillingford. Alexander Fury speaks with the Italian couturier within the Valentino salons in Paris and Rome about creativity, power and reinventing Valentino for the trials and tribulations of the twenty first century. “Hope and creativity are the one issues we have now to destroy the darkness of the second,” he says.
7. Uncover a trio of subversive visions difficult vogue’s establishment: cult New York label Vaquera, rebel British designer SS Daley and Hunrod, Michèle Lamy and Lori Rodkin’s talismanic jewelry model, all photographed by Marton Perlaki and styled by Chloe Grace Press.
8. The obsessions of the Autumn/Winter season are captured by a few of the world’s most progressive image-makers and vogue expertise – together with Alasdair McLellan and Marie Chaix, Philip-Daniel Ducasse and Nell Kalonji, Hanna Moon and Agata Belcen, Marili Andre and Emma Wyman, Theo De Gueltzl and Raphael Hirsch, Thue Norgaard and Katie Shillingford, Kristin-Lee Moolman and Ellie Grace Cumming.
9. Trailblazing dancer and choreographer Wayne McGregor takes us contained in the hidden artistic processes of the dance world’s most celebrated practitioners on this particular guest-edit of Doc, which options private notebooks, sketches, scribbles and moodboards. “For many years I’ve been fascinated by the note-taking of dance-makers, their very non-public and idiosyncratic conversations with themselves,” he says. “Choreographers’ notebooks are intimate home windows into the working soul of the dance-maker.”
10. AnOther Journal’s Artwork Challenge showcases the audacious, playful and generally gross-out work of Tehran-born, LA-based artist Tala Madani, taken from her first main survey present at MOCA this autumn. An illuminating kitchen-table dialog together with her husband, artist Nathaniel Mellors, spans the pleasures of unpalatable artwork and the messaging of Stranger Issues. “I’m making an attempt to articulate one thing aside and except for the western or dominant cultural identifiers of the feminine,” she says, of labor worthy of obsession.
The Autumn/Winter 2022 problem of AnOther Journal is on sale internationally now. Purchase a duplicate right here.