Carlijn Jacobs & James Chester – Mannequins
Publisher: Art Paper Editions, 2021
Hardcover, 48 pages, English
New in seal
Limited edition of 500
Mannequins finds Jacobs and Chester styling and imaging the inanimate but heavily stylised plastic human forms used to display fashion.
Love them or hate them this surreal take on the classic shop mannequin by Carlijn Jacobs & James Chester is a contemporary look at these familiar objects that increasingly try to replicate an authentic human form in a commercial setting.
Carlijn Jacobs is a photographer and director based between London and Paris. James Chester is a creative director working with fashion and archives. Mannequins finds them styling and imaging the inanimate but heavily stylised plastic human forms used to display fashion.