Demna Gvasalia on Vetements, Balenciaga, and THE SYSTEM

Over the course of five days in late 2015, 032c interviewed DEMNA GVASALIA: a period of time when he went from being the de facto leader of the post-luxury collective VETEMENTS, to the creative director of definitely luxury house BALENCIAGA. Here, he speaks about his Georgian childhood, what he shares with Cristóbal Balenciaga, and why depression is the ultimate inspiration.
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Gosha Rubchinskiy: Inside his Vertically Integrated Youth Universe

Gosha Rubchinskiy's meteoric rise to pre-eminence was in fact almost a decade in the making. In his most extensive interview to date, taken from 032c Issue #29, he explains the emergence of VHS tapes and Tommy Hilfiger in Russia, taking skate culture to Comme des Garçons, and inventing a language for post-global youth culture.
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SUSANNE PFEFFER: How Art’s POST-HUMAN TURN Began in Kassel

Since taking over Kassel’s Fridericianum in 2013, curator Susanne Pfeffer has turned Europe’s oldest museum (founded in 1779) into a platform for a mode of art practice that is purpose built for a post-human century. And, in a recent announcement, she has been named the curator of the German Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.…
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