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Friday
Jul172015

Online Feature: Arc'teryx Veilance SS15

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01. Photography by JIMA.

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Many people associate technical fabrics with specific forms of exercise or poor weather conditions, but functional clothing is equally relevant to the requirements of daily life as temperatures rise, particularly in a city environment. When it comes to the latter and the countless considerations involved, few brands succeed in the way that Arc'teryx Veilance does. This season's collection, captured on the streets of New York for our latest online feature, combines innovation and wearability with a well-balanced colour palette.

Online Feature: Arc'teryx Veilance SS15
Arc'teryx Veilance

Friday
Jun192015

Jimagraphy Photo Print Pocket T-Shirts

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01. Five different options.

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These T-shirts featuring the New York-based imagery of Japanese photographer, JIMA, would be an outstanding choice for summer. The photos are heavily detailed and make for a unique, high contrast treatment on such a ubiquitous item. The fact that they are also printed over the T-shirt's chest pocket adds a layer of oddity that one has come to expect from a Nepenthes-related product, as well as heightening the texture of an already uncommon design.

Available from Second Stage

Friday
May012015

Inventory Limited Edition Postcard Set

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01. Eight piece set.

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To coincide with the launch of Issue 12, we have produced a set of eight postcards shot by two of the magazine's contributing photographers, Marcelo Gomes and JIMA. They combine the colourful language of the former with the voyeuristic black and white approach of the latter, reflecting the distinct visual sensibilities of both artists. Released in a limited edition of 400, they are perfectly suited for collecting, displaying or sending a personalized message to a loved one. 

Available from Inventory

Wednesday
Nov192014

Loiter by JIMA

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—01. Fashion Week and Tokyo.
—02. Interior 1.
—03. Interior 2.
—04. Portugal, Germany.

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Most everyone at Inventory has recently been gorging themselves on JIMA's Loiter series of zines. Printed on an impressively regular basis, in limited numbers, the books offer a look at the citizens of the world and their environs, through the eye of the New York-based photographer. A perpetual street dweller, JIMA captures the unexpected and interesting, and while many know of him via magazine pages or his regular collaborations with Engineered Garments, it is these candid fieldworks that are the cornerstone of his photographic output. Recent releases include a series shot during Fashion Week here in New York, a trip to Tokyo, and time spent in Germany and Portugal. These books are not only affordable, but also a must-have, and are currently available at Nepenthes New York while supplies last.

Nepenthes New York
JIMA

Monday
Oct272014

Workaday for Everyone by JIMA

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—01. We all scream for ice cream.

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Shot on the streets of New York City in classic JIMA style, this little EG Workaday feature popped up on the Nepenthes website last week. It probably wasn't intentional, but Down by Law immediately sprang to mind. Click on the link below to see what I mean.

Workaday for Everyone

Friday
Aug012014

Nepenthes Column: Manhattan by JIMA

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01. Andrea Aranow.
02. Dominic Sondag.

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New York-based photographer JIMA has been contributing to the Column section on the Nepenthes website since mid-May. Although I'm not able to read his handwritten entries, I've been enjoying the candid imagery that accompanies them, and look forward to seeing more as his Manhattan diary develops.

Nepenthes Column: Manhattan by JIMA

Tuesday
Apr152014

Recap: Inventory Issue 10 Launch at Nepenthes New York

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All photographs by JIMA.

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Last Thursday evening Nepenthes New York held an event to celebrate the launch of our tenth issue and the opening of Andrea Aranow's American quilts exhibition, Home Snapshots of Times Past. We'd like to thank everyone who came out in support as well as Nepenthes for being great hosts. Inventory will remain in the pop-up space for the next couple of months, where you can find our latest issue alongside a special selection of items from Dean Edmonds, Nieves, Heath Ceramics, Yuketen, orSlow and Sassafras.

Nepenthes New York
Inventory Issue 10 Spring-Summer 2014
Andrea Aranow: Textile Docs

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Sunday
Jul142013

Weekend Veiwing: A Study of Legs

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—01. A film in 11 parts.

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An old one but a good one, and if you haven't seen it well worth just over 20 minutes of your time. Shot for a month during lunch breaks between winter and spring 2009, the imagery was captured on the streets of Midtown Manhattan by Atsushi Nishijima (aka JIMA). The resulting film by Jim Helton, with sound by Dan Flosdorf, was then screened as part of a charity event for Japan on May 24th, 2011.

Jim Helton
JIMA