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A mysterious dark blue was the starting point of my observation,
I could see this color on everybody, combined with lighter tints of blue and black,
wearing simple jeans and very little accessories.
And most of the time a comfortable sweater in the same color.
The connection between the school as a building and the students in it became clearly visual for me;
people walking down the blue stairs transforming into a different scene
like a landscape with elements that make sense between each other.
Students sitting on the floor working on their projects are getting camouflaged with the surrounding,
and become just a dark spot on the ground.
I based my research on these two observations;
the dark blue sweater and the camouflaged people.
I started experimenting with the conventional clothes that I constantly see at school.
I tried out different ways of wearing them, getting new forms and textures.
I also experimented with daily tools like scissor,
school materials and basic materials like tape and plastic bags to finish off the clothes.
The shapes I got were really interesting.
Especially the one that came out from a simple sweater,
which I turned into a strange hoody giving it an urban-hip-hop feeling which I also perceived at school.
The tension of the fabric created on the shoulders by the way of wearing the sweater,
makes you bend a bit to the front like the people working on the floor.
I created a skeleton out of the sweater, a basic structure,
and then I worked on the details based on some objects I used in my research,
scissors, tape and a plastic bags on which I drew some black patterns with marker
I painted the leggings with the same gray scale from the building
They turn into live pillars supporting the heavy structure, cracking with the movement of each step.