The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969
paved the way for future space exploration and opened the door to boundless curiosity and discovery.

The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission symbolizes
how anything is possible.

 Apollo Spaceflight Training Suits, Houston, Texas, 1978 by Hiro
from the Fondazione Sozzani collection.

Posted on: Friday, July 19th, 2019
supersaldi IT

From Thursday 25th to Sunday July 28th, 2019
at 10 Corso Como.

Posted on: Friday, July 19th, 2019

The Theatre of Apparitions by Roger Ballen
published by Thames and Hudson
available at Fondazione Sozzani Bookshop.

Separated into seven chapters or “acts” the book
is a treat of Ballenesque images taking readers on a deep journey into their subconscious.
Inspired by the sight of hand-drawn carvings on blacked-out windows in an abandoned women’s prison,
Roger Ballen started to experiment using different spray paints on glass
and then ‘drawing on’ or removing the paint with a sharp object to let natural light through.
The results are like prehistoric cave-paintings:
the black, dimensionless spaces on the glass are canvases onto which Ballen carves his thoughts and emotions.
Fossil-like facial forms and dismembered body parts coexist uncomfortably
with vaporous, ghost-like shadows. Earthly and otherworldly, physical and spiritual,
his work transcends all traditional concepts of photography.

Posted on: Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Charles James – The Couture Secrets of Shape
an exhibition by Rick Owens
presents a selection of rare vintage prints, patterns, prototypes, dresses,
tools and original drawings by Charles James,
from the 1930s to the early 1970s. 

On view at 10 Corso Como,  sculpted and elegantly shaped,
a reinterpretation by Rick Owens
of one of the archetypal gown by Charles James
as the epitome of timeless elegance.

1st June – 28th July, 2019
Every day, 10.30 am – 7.30 pm
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10.30 am – 9.00 pm

Ph by Ilvio Gallo

Posted on: Monday, July 15th, 2019

Capsule collection will be available
on 12th, July
at 10 Corso Como Cheongdam store.

Posted on: Friday, July 12th, 2019
PHUNDUNDU WILDLIFE AREA, ZIMBABWE, JUNE 2018: Petronella Chigumbura, 30, an elite member of the all female conservation ranger force known as Akashinga undergoes sniper movement and concealment training in the bush near their base. Akashinga (meaning the ‘Brave Ones’ in local dialect) is a community-driven conservation model, empowering disadvantaged women to restore and manage a network of wilderness areas as an alternative to trophy hunting. Many current western-conceived solutions to conserve wilderness areas struggle to gain traction across the African continent. Predominately male forces are hampered by ongoing corruption, nepotism, drunkenness, aggressiveness towards local communities and a sense of entitlement. The I.A.P.F, the International Anti-Poaching Foundation led by former Australian Special Forces soldier Damien Mander, was created as a direct action conservation organisation to be used as a surgical instrument in targeting wildlife crime. In 2017 they decided to innovate, using an all- female team to manage an entire nature reserve in Zimbabwe. The program builds an alternative approach to the militarized paradigm of ‘fortress conservation’ which defends colonial boundaries between nature and humans. While still trained to deal with any situation they may face, the team has a community-driven interpersonal focus, working with rather than against the local population for the long-term benefits of their own communities and nature.

Photography and Journalism

On view
12 July – 25 August,  2019

at 10 Corso Como New York
Fulton Market Building
1 Fulton Street, New York 10038 NY

Posted on: Friday, July 12th, 2019
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