Fashion Design Projects
"From the perspective of fashion, the model begins as a canvas on which perfection is painted. In the world of art, however, she exists as a body more often torn, buried, burned or obscured. She represents not only the real world object of lust, and the object of envy, but most certainly not an object. And while rejecting what she refers to as the "fossilizing" qualities of postmodern feminist theory, Rorandelli's vision raises similar issues in regards to the nature of bodily value. From the perspective of her posthuman gaze, the model is a servant of objects—the object's object—a motory mannequin of object as feeling. Like fashion seeks beauty, and beauty is fleeting, the Rorandelli art-object reflects the pragmatic hedonism of the contemporary ideal..."
— From the essay by Edward Reich