The possible interaction between body, image and knitwear is the focal point of Dana Jasinkevica, fashion designer and Latvian illustrator’s production. The Accademia di Belle Arti of Brera, Central Saint Martins, Art Academy of Latvia and Swedish school of Textiles are the places in which she developed a cultural background which permits her to change knitwear’s identity according to her own vision. The versatility is the very base of her garments, the expression of an innovative and unexpected silhouette. The peculiarity of her creations is found in the knitted fabric and in every aspect of its production: the matching of polyester, lycra and cotton yarns to give the material elasticity, the variously scaled jacquard to better adapt to the body, the use of tubular, circular and angular objects to confer the desired shaping to the fabric and the process of fixing to obtain the desired finish. We can see a deep connection between body and vesture which creates an all-new perception of the body itself.
Thanks to: Riccardo Mentesana