Something to share, words and wisdom from my all-time inspiration, Nick Knight.
Taken from @_BoF_ tweets, here are some quotes from the interview:
Nick Knight: "I took up the arts to prove something to myself... It quickly became an addiction.
A curse as well as a pleasure."
NK: "Ever since I started in photography I wanted to change it."
NK: "Photography has killed itself off through it's lack of ability to be redefined."
NK: "Clothes are designed to be shown in movement. The original idea for SHOWstudio was a monthly VHS."
NK: "Fashion is poorly communicated by the media. It's a lot more interesting than that."
NK: "Lee McQueen turned that fashion show into entertainment... Turning it into entertainment is the key to it."
NK on the state of the industry: "There is a sea change ahead."
NK: "In my opinion fashion film should be non-narrative. The narrative is already imbued in the clothing."
NK: "In the same way that fashion photography is different to photography, fashion film is different to film."
NK: "To make a fashion film, all I need is a camera, a model and one light."
NK: "We're not waiting for technology. Technology is waiting for us."
NK: "None of my children read magazines... Fashion will be shaped by the Internet."
NK: "Heart and mind" are the most important tools for imaging-making.
Nick Knight: "Film died some years ago. I don't miss it. Photography has fundamentally changed."
NK: "There are times when you question the (ethic, social) validity of fashion."
NK: "The fashion industry is so narrow in terms of the shapes, the races. You have to accept alternatives."
NK: "Our society is not well represented in fashion. It should be."
PS: I'm such a freak, I literally recorded this show with my pocket camera!! :P