SixLee invites London-based artist Lee Marshall to create the Fall Winter 2015 Collection campaign artwork, taking inspiration from the imaginative pieces and the season’s story - “WE’RE ALL SEARCHING FOR MEANING”.
For the campaign artwork, Lee Marshall has integrated the Fall Winter collection, photographed by Zeb Daeman, into collage based pieces to bring the story to life. Influenced by the visual culture that surrounds him, Marshall’s work investigates the symbolic and suggestive properties of images and the thresholds within the language of painting. The imagery in his work is appropriated from a rich variety of sources, predominantly collaged from magazines and the internet, 'quoted' from art history, or taken from Marshall's own visual vocabulary of forms and marks made by his own hand. Often working collaboratively with other creative industries, Marshall was commissioned to create the artwork for a collection of limited edition skateboard decks by British brand Isle Skateboards in 2013 and has been invited to exhibit at new womenswear boutique Finch in Norwich, UK in 2015.
Six Lee says about the collaboration: “The starting point of this collaboration is wanting to see my work from another angle. As designers, we have our own world, sometimes it is difficult for us to breakthrough. I am very blessed that I could work with Lee. First of all I appreciate his artwork and I could see my work from his perspective. For me, fashion is not just about the clothes themselves. I think the total brand image I am going for with SixLee is more like culture and artistic influence. I think visual language can speak for itself more than just clothes… I really like to share thoughts and stories with people I admire and appreciate. It’s always a surprise when I see the result of each collaboration, like something you would never expect yourself to create in a very good way.”
ABOUT LEE MARSHALL
Lee Marshall is originally from Cambridge, UK and moved to London after graduating from Norwich School of Art & Design in 2008. He has exhibited at Patrick Ebensperger Gallery, Berlin, Outpost Gallery, Norwich; Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; The Minories Gallery, Colchester; and Zoo Art Fair, The Sunday Painter and The Two Jonnys’ in London. He has curated two exhibitions - This Glitch and Municipality - and is in the collections of the Norfolk Museums Service and The Wysing Collective in the UK.