Notebook on Cities and Clothes.
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Notebook on Cities and Clothes. Notebook on Cities and Clothes is a documentary film about Yohji Yamamoto directed by Wim Wenders. Despite Wender's previous disdain for fashion, he undertook filming after being commissioned by the Pompidou Center in Paris. The film loosely centers on a series of interviews with Yamamoto, inter-spaced with footage of his atelier, previous work and his then upcoming show.
Director: Wim Wenders. Commissioned by the Centre Georges Pompidou to make a film about the relationship between fashion and cinema, Wenders chose the Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto as his subject. Running time: 1:18:00.
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Yesterday I watched Wim Wenders’ film ‘Notebook on Clothes and Cities’ (1987) a 79 minute essayist documentary reflecting on the creative process, cities, identity and the digital age through conversations with Japanese fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto. I found Wenders’ opening monologue of particular interest in relation to the self and digital domains. It distills some very difficult ideas very simply. I have also transcribed the ‘chapter’ in full below
Invited by the Georges Pompidou Centre to make a film 'in the context of fashion', he overcame his initial scorn, and decided to fly from Berlin to Paris and Tokyo on the trail of clothes designer guru Yohji Yamamoto. There is footage of the black-clad genius of the cutting-shears spluttering about his love for cities from the roof of the Pompidou, circling and snipping in his Tokyo studio, and sitting with Buddha-like serenity amid the chaos of his Paris show.
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