ENFANT TERRIBLE 2000 (4.44 min) - PROCESS

The film Enfant Terrible depicts a young girl as a fashion designer representing the recurring instant of commencing a new design process and the very initial encounter with the phenomenon of fashion.

As a fashion designer, one has learned and developed a particular contextual understanding for design ideas evolving around narratives, shapes, lines, colours, textures, etc. However, in order to imagine and create something new and distinctive, the designer frequently has to discount his or her entire gained knowledge at the beginning of a design process. This procedure resembles being a child, which does not possess specific knowledge but a very certain intuition.