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Christopher Kulendran Thomas: The Synchronised Power of Our Mass16 January 2014 - 16 March 2014

For ‘The Synchronised Power of Our Mass’, Thomas is collaborating with Annika Kuhlmann to combine art, fashion and covert strategies in re-imagining the possibilities of accelerated consumption. Engaging directly in commercial processes, Kuhlmann and Thomas devise together strategic intensifications of crisis towards capitalist hypertension, fetishising paranoia as a lifestyle choice in an economy of fear. At Yeo Workshop they will be introducing Brace Brace, a new luxury safety wear and emergency equipment brand born out of their ongoing inquiry into how connoisseurial consumerism might be mobilised to redirect networked flows of power, capital and desire. Previewed here is marketing for the brand’s nautical emergency equipment line launching this Spring.

Yeo Workshop is pleased to present Christopher Thomas and Annika Kuhlmann’s first exhibition in Asia.

Collaborating with distant co-conspirators, Annika Kuhlmann (DE) and Christopher Thomas (UK) combine art, fashion and covert strategies to re-imagine the possibilities of accelerated consumption. The displaced people of [M]alee have been driven from their homeland by ethnic cleansing backed by strategic international investment. But how can the benchmarks of connoisseurial consumerism - like art and fashion - that now flourish in their former territory be mobilised to redirect networked flows of power, capital and desire? Engaging directly in commercial processes, Kuhlmann and Thomas devise together tactical intensifications of crisis towards capitalist hypertension.

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Christopher Kulendran Thomas: The Synchronised Power of Our Mass

Yeo Workshop is pleased to present Christopher Thomas and Annika Kuhlmann’s first exhibition in Asia.

Collaborating with distant co-conspirators, Annika Kuhlmann (DE) and Christopher Thomas (UK) combine art, fashion and covert strategies to re-imagine the possibilities of accelerated consumption. The displaced people of [M]alee have been driven from their homeland by ethnic cleansing backed by strategic international investment. But how can the benchmarks of connoisseurial consumerism - like art and fashion - that now flourish in their former territory be mobilised to redirect networked flows of power, capital and desire? Engaging directly in commercial processes, Kuhlmann and Thomas devise together tactical intensifications of crisis towards capitalist hypertension.

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