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SHOP The ‘Tear Couture Look Book’ featuring acid attack survivor Patricia Lefranc – photographed by Rankin for MCCANN HEALTH LONDON and the Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTi) for you on GoSee.News

31.01.2024 • Renowned British fashion photographer Rankin cooperated with the Acid Survivors Trust International (ASTi) on a brand new campaign aimed at the prevention of acid attacks. For this purpose, he has created a lookbook – a photo catalogue typically used by the fashion industry as a guide with latest styles and fabrics – together with acid attack survivor Patricia Lefranc as his model.

The ‘Tear Couture Look Book’ aims to highlight the devastating effects of acid attacks and, in particular, the specific connection to the fashion, textile, retail and manufacturing industries. It raises awareness of the issues associated with acid attacks in a format that is familiar to the aforementiond industries. With a foreword by the charity’s patron, HRH Anne, the Princess Royal, the lookbook tells Patricia Lefranc’s personal story through moving and hard-hitting messages, illustrated by portraits of Patricia by Rankin.

Research suggests a correlation between legitimate business uses of acid and the incidence of acid attacks in parts of the global south. This was especially noticeable in areas with...

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SHOP 10 Years of ‘FUMES AND PERFUMES’ – GoSee.News presents you the book release for the exhibition project spanning a decade at the Züblin parking garage in Stuttgart

25.01.2024 • Conceived in 2014 by the photographer and director MONICA MENEZ with friends and presented on an annual basis ever since, the exhibition series ‘FUMES AND PERFUMES’ in Stuttgart’s Züblin parking garage, in its tenth edition, has now taken place perhaps for the last time.

The book presented here shows the work of the photographic artists exhibited during this period, while granting insight into the creation and realisation of the exhibition project and documenting the extraordinary presentation of photos at such an unusual exhibition venue.

“It’s quite amazing what the FUMES AND PERFUMES curatorial team has put together on the walls of the Züblin parking garage in more than a decade. Over the years, more than 500 images have been wallpapered and, in some cases, removed again. There are meanwhile more than 300 works on five park decks. Remarkable is not only the fact that the exhibition has taken place in such an unexpected exhibition space, but also the renowned photographic artists that the curatorial team has brought together. The more than 50 works on display include artists from...

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