Created in collaboration with British artist and frequent collaborator Oliver Payne, the video offers a look into the philosophy of C.E. and an early look at the Japanese label’s Fall/Winter 2018 collection. Accompanied by a soundtrack by Jackson Bailey, Payne prompts a visual study of the technology and future-inspired clothing from brand founders Toby Feltwell and Sk8thing. With Italian philosopher Riccardo Manzotti’s “Spread Mind” in its discussion of consciousness as a separation between subject and object serving as the formative element of the propositions made in the short film.
Check out Cav Empt and Oliver Payne’s The Clothes Themselves short film via NOWNESS above.
Also, make sure to check out the capsule collection Cav Empt put together for its The Clothes Themselves video installation at Spazio Maiocchi.