299 792 458 m/s is a magazine by David Lieske and Rob Kulisek. This issue is guest-edited by Matthew Linde and features a BLESS N.61 swimmingtogether look book inside.
Situating itself in between a historic fashion magazine and a classic exhibition catalogue, “The Overworked Body Issue” extends the exhibition “The Overworked Body - An Anthology of 2000s Dress” curated by Matthew Linde at Mathew Gallery and MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 and it’s central question: “How to define a recent history of fashion?” An international cast of photographers, models and stylists contributed to the issue through fashion editorials and conceptual advertisements, staging and re-interpreting milestones in 2000s fashion, using a pool of nearly 300 garments that were collected for the exhibition. Also inserted is a new parasitic look book by BLESS for N.61 swimmingtogether.
Commissioned essays for the issue by Philipp Ekardt, Laura Gardner, Francesca Granata and Ulrich Lehmann (bio's below). Also featuring texts by Merlin Carpenter and a foreword by Linde.
280 color and b/w pages