In my imagination I thought Miyake must have been influenced by the Marvel comics superhero Dr Doom (though I have no evidence of this) it’s just the flowing hooded cloak and the futuristic body armour gave the designs a really strong other worldly aesthetic.
I was really touched by this wonderful American landscape photographer Christopher Burkett who has devoted himself to the mediation of photography and transferred these visions into stunning images.
Being in the theatre immediately inspired me (probably wrongly) to enthusiastically instruct the models using clichés such as, “Wonderful my Darling hearts”, “Fabulous my luvvies” and “It’s a triumph!”
As we were leaving David asked me if I would like to go with him to the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Temple in Scotland. He said “It’s only £2.50 for the weekend”
When I photographed Ashanti for the Next Big Thing for The Sunday Times in 2003 I was trying to create … More