Dior Talks* is delighted to introduce its latest podcast series dedicated to the Dior Lady Art project. Tune in to hear the stories and inspirations behind a new round of artist interpretations of the House’s iconic Lady Dior bag.
A timeless icon with an extraordinary destiny, the Lady Dior has never ceased reinventing itself. For the Dior Lady Art project, the House invites several captivating artists each season to play the metamorphosis game, transforming this object of desire into a veritable work of art. These multi-expressive personalities share a common goal: to sublimate the heritage and fundamentals of this fascinating symbol, in the light of their own singular universe.
For this eighth edition, echoing Christian Dior's lucky number, Mircea Cantor, Jeffrey Gibson, Gilbert & George, Ha Chong-Hyun, Lee Kun-Yong, Mariko Mori, Ludovic Nkoth, Hilary Pecis, Mickalene Thomas, Zadie Xa, Michaela Yearwood-Dan and Xu Zhen – from England to China, Japan to the USA – take turns reinterpreting this legendary accessory.
In this first chapter, in two parts, dive into the discovery of Zadie Xa’s and Jeffrey Gibson’s creative process.
An ode to passion and the beauty of emotions.
*An exceptional series hosted by the Paris-based fashion journalist Katya Foreman.