"The Artist Is Absent: A Short Film On Martin Margiela"

After releasing a teaser trailer a few days ago, Italian online retailer YOOX Group has released

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After releasing a teaser trailer a few days ago, Italian online retailer YOOX Group has released the full short documentary “The Artist Is Absent: A Short Film On Martin Margiela.” Directed by New York filmmaker Alison Chernick, the film reveals the true face of the mysterious Belgian designer who appears as never before. Margiela is widely known for staying as far as possible from the spotlight and avoiding public appearances altogether, so this film is certainly a landmark moment in a career marked by mystery. The documentary was selected for the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival and features appearances from various industry insiders, including Raf Simons, Jean Paul Gaultier, British fashion journalist Suzy Menkes and Belgian retail entrepreneur Geert Bruloot, who was the first person to discover Margiela’s talents.

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