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Precious Skin

UniversityThe Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts
Lead DesignersChen Yingyi
Design TeamPhotographer: Zhiming Li, Model :Siyu Zhuo
Prize(s)Silver in Apparel Category / Garment Concepts
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Entry Description

Clothes are the second layer of the body's skin, the overlapping and interweaving of different meanings. Works with straw rope, second-hand leather for manual creation. A combination of leather and grass rope, grass rope is dyed and then woven, like some scars and sutures on the body. Nothing is closer to our naked body than the form it presents. Eventually the garment breaks down and the dust returns to the earth.


YingyiChen is currently a graduate student majoring in fashion design. Her works have a certain pioneering nature, her works are the combination of different materials of craft research, showing a unique temperament.She is good at stage costume design, and has close cooperation with Guangzhou Modern Dance Company and Guangdong Song&Dance Ensemble in stage costume design and production.

Other Awards and Prizes

2019, “STYGIAN”, the special award, sino-french saint-etienne design competition, Guangzhou/China.
2020, "Transfiguration" and"Precious Skin", the Third Prize , the second CFDC innovative future design competition,Guangzhou/China.
2020, "Hair & Skin", "The metamorphosis of human", excellence award ,The second CFDC innovative future design competition,Guangzhou/China.
2020, "Hair&Skin", "The metamorphosis of human",bronze,2020CADA International Conceptual Art Award.
2020,"Precious Skin" and"Transfiguration",bronze,2020CADA International Conceptual Art Award.