Brooklyn based artist and designer Ian (Hydeon) Ferguson will be delivering his debut solo show in New York City at a pop up gallery space in Brooklyn. For one night only, Ferguson will open a show entitled “Into the Foliage: Dream Sequence One” a visual narrative of the artists exploration into the space between dreams; the ethereal worlds within one’s self, questioning real life, acknowledging the relationship one has with nature, and the dynamics of living in New York City. The visuals in the show yield integral depictions of how these explorations and optimistic ideas of spirituality meet up and disperse in the quiet moments of the mind. The mind drifts deep into the foliage during REM sleeping cycles, providing us with visuals, insight, and perhaps ancient memories into our own lives and relationships before or beyond our earthly existence. “Into The Foliage” acknowledges these inner visuals and ancient memories, bringing them into our physical world.
Ferguson will be revealing a considerably large body of work consisting of new drawings, paintings, sculptures, installations, murals, video, and several private collection based works. In addition to the art show, the artist will also be fusing the element of fashion into the show by transforming part of the gallery space into a rouge runway fashion performance complete with a disposable camera paparazzi, a curated DJ performance with CD Walkmans, and video projections. Ferguson will be revealing exclusive apparel collaborations with Brazilian fashion brand 1 9 9 4 . The fashion collections being released are closely connected to the theme of the show and will be worn by models during the runway performance. The runway will be covered in murals and installation art which will interact with the performance. The clothing collections being released will also be available on clothing racks in the gallery space. Ferguson will also be releasing 5 new prints (silk screen and digital) at the show along with his recently released wallpaper “Brownstoner” (via Flavor Paper)
Ian Ferguson (Hydeon) is a Brooklyn based artist and designer creating works inspired by his environment and his life experience. He uses Gothic inspired imagery as conduits for his narrative worlds he explores. Ferguson has showed his work in solo shows throughout the United States, as well as Brazil. He has also been in group shows across the United States as well as cities across the globe including Paris, Oslo, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Buenos Aires. He has worked with clients such as Converse, RedBull, The World Trade Center – NYC, and The Oscar Niemeyer Museum-Brazil.
1 9 9 4 . @umnovenovequatro
1 9 9 4 . is a fashion brand based in Curitiba, Brazil. Created, owned, and operated by fashion designer Edna Machado. Edna created the brand name 1994. based on the year her daughter was born. All of the clothing is hand made, one piece at a time with high quality fabrics and materials. 1994. has collaborated with The Oscar Niemeyer Museum in Curitiba, Brazil and regularly collaborates with Ian Ferguson.
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