CONTACT
Fourmentstraat 32
2018 Antwerpen
Belgium
marielmanuel@gmail.com
www.flickr.com/photos/mimelino
www.ghostswanthair.tumblr.com
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Date and place of birth: 30th May 1987, Lausanne, Switzerland
Nationality: Swiss/ American
EDUCATION
2009-2010: MA Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Fashion department, Antwerp, Belgium
2006-2009: BA Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Fashion department, Antwerp, Belgium
2005-2006: Foundation course in fashion design, School of Applied Arts, Geneva, Switzerland
2003-2006: Gymnase Auguste Piccard, artistic license, Lausanne, Switzerland:
PROJECTS
03/2010: Fashion Performance for the 100 years of the Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam.
01/2010: Cultuur Couture, catwalk performance, Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
01/2010: Sacha shoe contest, Antwerp, Belgium
12/2009: WEEKDAY collaboration, capsule collection for WEEKDAY, to be sold in spetember 2010 in selected WEEKDAY stores in Germany, Sweden and Denmark.
04/2009: IFF International Fragrances and Flavors, Perfume design project, Antwerp, Belgium
EXHIBITIONS
06/2010-08/2010: "KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE DOUGHNUT", personal exhibition in the galeries of the Mode Museum, MoMU, Antwerp
03/2010: ANTartik fashion exhibition, Antwerp, Belgium
03/2009: ANTartik fashion exhibition, Antwerp, Belgium
AWARD
06/2010: MoMU award. This award is granted to the student who followed an exceptionally fascinating course during their studies and whose work stands out because of its unique graphic language.
PUBLICATIONS
08/2010: Tangent Magazine, interview, Australia
07/2010: Edelweiss magazine, article, Switzerland
06/2010: Show-Off ♯3, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Discovering The Fashion Department
04/2010: Novembre Magazine, issue 1, Switzerland
03/2010: METAL Magazine, Spain
01/2010: Kinki Magazine, Zürich, Switzerland
07/09: Mint Magazine, illustrations for the magazine from the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, The Netherlands
06/09: Show-Off ♯2, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Discovering The Fashion Department
06/08: Show-Off ♯1, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Discovering The Fashion Department
09/08: D-Mode Magazine, illustrations, Buenos Aires, Argentina
12/06: Gustav Magazine, Issue 4, Switzerland
ONLINE
Dazed Digital, London 04/2010
We Find Wildness, Switzerland 03/2010
Vice Blog USA 08/09
Vice Blog Germany 08/09
WORK EXPERIENCE
07-09/2009: 2 months internship at Jeremy Scott, Los Angeles, USA
01/2008: Design and making of accessories for Anne Kurris children's wear, Antwerp, Belgium
2003: Design of uniforms, Wings Bar, Zürich, Switzerland
OTHER EXPERIENCE
09/2009: Backstage assistant Jeremy Scott show, London, UK
2008: dresser Scapa show, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
07/2005: Central St Martins experimental fashion drawing summer course, London, UK
LANGUAGES
French, mothertongue
English, fluent
German, Flemish, good/basic knowledge
Italian, basic knowledge