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Resistencia – La Moda-Denuncia de Lisu Vega

Resistencia – La Moda-Denuncia de Lisu Vega

 

Desde “Resistencia“, su más reciente colección de arte-moda, la diseñadora Lisu Vega se inspira en la indumentaria de los jóvenes venezolanos que salen a la calle para protestar en contra del régimen que tiene al país sumido en la pobreza, el hambre, los altos índices de inflación y la escasez de medicamentos. Una propuesta de moda social que busca llevar el mensaje a nuevos alcances ante la falta de libertad que vive el país. “Resistencia” es un activismo a través de la moda. Para este proyecto Vega se propuso explorar en sus textiles composiciones gráficas con imágenes, símbolos y cifras descarnadas de las carencias, injusticias, abusos y arbitrariedades de Venezuela en una indumentaria-tributo a los jóvenes venezolanos que reclaman en las calles un país mejor. Y es un reconocimiento también a los fotógrafos y reporteros gráficos que han registrado las más violentas protestas en Venezuela y de cuyas instantáneas la artista se apropia para crear este concepto de moda-denuncia, de moda que protesta. “Resistencia” pertenece a la colección privada de arte-moda de Lisu Vega, no está a la venta, sólo podría ser donada a una fundación que utilice el 100% de las ganancias para el pueblo venezolano.
Jose Coppola.

Resistencia fue presentado a finales del mes de Junio de 2017 en el evento de Raw Artists (Miami- Verse Edition).
Locacion Revolution Live (Raw Artists – Miami Edition)
Raw Artists es una red de artistas  independientes que presentan su obra en diferentes países tales como Usa – Canada- Nueva Zelanda – Inglaterra.

Colaboradores

Diseño y Dirección: Lisu Vega
Video: Juan Henriquez
Musica: Dj Musicat
Coreografia: Mauisa Parada
Maquillaje: Asdrual Vargas (Orlando Salon Spa)

Creditos Fotográficos

AFP (Agencia Francesa de Prensa)

Modelos

Angeles Parada
Karen Perez
Fernanda de Sousa
Pietra el Laden
Vida Delgado
Bernadetta Soja
Ajahnae Baker
Mitishela St. Jean
Sara Linton
Camila Schmitt
Indre Petrauskaite
Geraldine Orentas

Agradecimientos

Proyecto dedicado a los Fotografos y Jovenes heroes
Juan Barreto
Hombre en llamas: Victor Salazar
Alessandra Gold ( Kruzin Footwear)
Greg, Bobby, Mariea, Herbert and Karol del gobbo
Video: Mariea + Greg
Texto:  Jose Coppola
Julian y Fausto Henriquez

 

Lisu Vega, una historia entre piezas. Tendencia Magazine

Lisu Vega, una historia entre piezas. Tendencia Magazine

 

“Su proceso de trabajo lo ve como un rompecabezas. Va mezclando y buscando inspiraciones. La diseñadora textil, Lisu Vega, no solo rebosa creatividad para forjar sus estampados, sino que además es la creadora de una línea de accesorios 100% orgánica. Entre sus más importantes apariciones en pasarelas, ha exhibido sus colecciones en Miami International Fashion Week, Kansas City Fashion Week, Fashion’s Night Out, Cotton 24 Hours y en Art Basel.”

 

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Lisu Vega, arte para vestir. Tendencia Magazine

Lisu Vega, arte para vestir. Tendencia Magazine

 

“El romance de Lisu Tatiana Vega con el diseño y la confección se remonta a su infancia. Su abuelo tenía una tienda de telas y su abuela era experta en costura. “A los cinco años le perdí el miedo a las tijeras, comencé a hacer patrones con mi abuela y vestidos para mis muñecas. Me dormía con el sonido de la máquina de coser”, cuenta esta joven que nació en enero de 1980 en Miami, Estados Unidos, pero quien desde los dos meses de edad se crió en Venezuela.”

 

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Oxford Fashion Studio’s NY 2015

Oxford Fashion Studio’s NY 2015

 

Lisu Vega “La Historia del Ojo” NYFW SS’16 x Kruzin Footwear collaboration: September 12th, 2015, New York (at the Oxford Fashion Studio Collective)
“La Historia del Ojo” is inspired by an emotional moment when designer Lisu Vega after being under much pressure and stress started feeling pain in her eyes. While at the doctor’s office, Lisu came up with the prints idea of her own eyes for the new collection. During the exam Lisu’s vision turned completely red for a moment reason eye the red tears.

 


 
 
 
ART TO WEAR |Ocean Drive Magazine

ART TO WEAR |Ocean Drive Magazine

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  • Where do you find inspiration? “Inspiration comes anytime from anywhere, but Miami is really my muse.”
  • Why “made in Miami”? “I refuse to produce in China or other places because of the exploitation of the young workers and human trafficking.”
  • Tell me something quirky about you: “I keep a sewing machine with me at all times. I have one in my studio, one in my car, and one in my bedroom at home.”
  • Were you always into fashion? “My grandmother, who’s 81 now, taught me to sew when I was 4, but I went to law school. I ended up leaving all that behind.”
  • Any advice for emerging fashion designers in Miami as they start their businesses? “You can work hard here in Miami, and you can achieve your dreams.”

Lisu Vega opens the door to the Little Haiti studio she shares with her artist husband, Juan Henriquez. She’s draped in a striking cobalt blue cape that covers her slight frame without overwhelming her completely. That’s because she made it by hand. Vega makes a lot of things by hand, creating what she likes to call “art to wear.”The 34-year-old Miami-born artist and fashion designer employs vibrant colors that pervaded her childhood in a small town near Maracaibo, Venezuela, and her adult life when she returned to Miami. “The bright blue skies here are so similar to there; both are so inspiring,” says Vega, who recently won a competition to design the flight attendant uniforms for a reincarnated Eastern Airlines, a household name in Miami for 65 years until it went out of business in 1991. Though it bears the same name, Vega clarifies, the new Eastern Airlines Group is not affiliated with the defunct carrier. And neither are her designs. “When I was 6, my mom’s friend was a super chic flight attendant for a Venezuelan air-line,” she says. “I’m channeling her vibe and elegance for this project.”The fusion of glamour and function is what makes this self-taught designer’s collections so desirable for many of Miami’s most fabulous women, including Athina Klioumi de Marturet, the wife of the acclaimed Venezuelan com-poser and maestro of The Miami Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Marturet. This summer, she commissioned Vega to create a silkscreen gown bearing a repetitive stylized image of Eduardo at work for the opening night of his ninth season with MISO. The iterative patterning technique is one of Vega’s signature moves. She says her indigenous roots taught her that you can’t worry too much about matching, which has allowed her to go wild with tribal imprints, collages, Japanese silhouettes, mod geometric forms, and African color combinations. One hundred percent of her line is made in Miami with primarily organic or upcycled (using useless/recycled goods and making them better) textiles, which poses a challenge as she competes against designers sourcing and producing elsewhere for much less. “You have to keep your priorities straight,” says Vega, a self-described “artist, mother, and an American.”One of her biggest priorities is her family, and she and her husband of 15 years are the proud parents of Julian, their 6-year-old son. She recalls how she breast-fed him for nearly two years while she worked at her desk, building her business; her designs are now carried in stores from Miami to Panama and Venezuela. “Without him, all of this would be impossible — he’s my inspiration.” Alessandra Gold Concept Store, 3326 N. Miami Ave., Miami, 786-518-3357. OD

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THE BEAST  SS/2015|Fashion Film

THE BEAST SS/2015|Fashion Film




Fashion Designer & Art Direction: Lisu Vega
Direction & Edition: Alfredo Hueck
Director of Photography: Carlos Andres Cuerpo
Junior Designer: Pily Montiel
Model: Andre Escobar
Model Casting: Mariela Centeno, Maripily Losada
Makeup: Vivian Hidalgo
Hair: Yoko Yamasawa
Assistant Production: Anastasia Itriago, Valentina Cordero
Color Correction: Leo Lovera, Oscar Martinez
Sound Design: Pablo Estacio
Original Music: Elodie Milo
Song: Guacamaya
Art Works: Juan Henriquez, Christine Paige Minnotte.
Location: Spacio di Casa