Sleek #06 Spring 2005 Us|Them
Borders, elitists and uniforms. I Us We Them Our lives are affected by discrimination, differentiation and all their adverse effects. So, Julie Mehretu paints the rythms of migration, Slim Aarons photographs the beautiful people in their fairy tale-like existence and Brigitte Niedermair shows how jewelry divides the world into the haves and have nots – even when you're naked. While sleek talks with Wilbert Das about Haute Couture and Franz Ackermann about his sleek exclusive paintings, Nawel develops the theme of the uniform and sums it all up with, "Why be an us, when you can be you?“ The sleek team.