If you feel the need to get up to speed on culture in new generation Italia, then a great place to start is this collaboration coming in from 55dsl.
With t-shirt motifs designed by six Italian creatives, it’s photographic and cinematically based so we love it here at FLUX! We have one of each design to give away so read on for that and have a look which shirt you like the best.
This range of t-shirts features prints from the current impressarios of Italian imagery and urban style. A quick introduction goes something like:-
SIR BOB CORNELIUS RIFO, better known as The Bloody Beetroots. One of the most unpredictable producers on the scene. He’s also the founder of the socio-cultural movement ‘Church of Noise’, www.twitter.com/bloodybeetroots.
Born in Marostica, Italy, Alessia spent her childhood summers at her grandparent’s farm. She currently lives in Los Angeles pursuing her wonderland filmic vision of the world shaped by her passion for photography and the fashion lifestyle she grew up around. http://redonutinla.tumblr.com/
ALEX FAKSO got involved with photography at the age of thirteen after acquiring a camera, and started to capture his own images on trains. Since then, Fakso has never broken his contact with the underworld. He has been part of the graffiti movement since the early ‘90s and has become its narrative voice. www.fakso.com
SEAN MICHAEL BEOLCHINI was born to Italian parents on May 5, 1981 in Washington DC. His teenage years were mostly spent skating, taking in the DC punk rock scene and studying at various art schools. He earned his masters in art direction and visual communication in Milan. Sean’s professional roles include senior editor and photo editor of PIGMAGand co-founder of RetroSuperFuture.
LELE SAVERI is a photographer born in Rome, now living and working between Milan and New York. From 2007 to 2010, he was photo editor of the Italian edition of VICE Magazine. In 2008, he founded Ithoughtiwasalone, an online platform and ever expanding collective of a new generation of photographers. He is now working on a book about fear due to be published this fall by Seems Publishing. http://lelesaveri.com/